November’s Statesman Selects: HUNGER MAKES ME A MODERN GIRL by Carrie Brownstein

BookPeople is proud to partner with the Austin American-Statesman for their monthly Statesman Selects program. Each month, BookPeople will highlight the Statesman’s top recommended read for Austin. November's pick is Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl by author, actress and rockstar Carrie Brownstein. Brownstein will appear in conversation with Austin’s Liz Lambert at Central Presbyterian … Continue reading November’s Statesman Selects: HUNGER MAKES ME A MODERN GIRL by Carrie Brownstein

weekend reading

Chris Kraus's Torpor, originally published in 2006, was recently republished by semiotext(e). In Null and Void, Becca Rothfeld insists that Torpor  "is not the festival of negativity we deserved but the festival of negativity we needed in those—and these—artificially untroubled times." Though she deems the novel "depressing to a fault," she argues for the importance of negativity and negative emotion … Continue reading weekend reading