Nonfiction: Claudia Brownstein and More Female Musician Memoirs

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Clothes, Clothes, Clothes, Music, Music, Music, Boys, Boys, Boys
by Viv Albertine
Viv Albertine, songwriter and lead guitarist for the The Slits, candidly gives her readers a window into her all-girl punk rock band that influenced musicians such as Carrie Brownstein and Kurt Cobain, and life after.
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Girl in a Band
by Kim Gordon
Founding member of Sonic Youth Kim Gordon embraces nostalgia to share being in the height of alternative rock in 1980s New York.

 

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Hunger Makes me a Modern Girl
by Carrie Brownstein
An emotionally revealing exploration, as Sleater-Kinney band member Carrie Brownstein describes life in the male-dominated music industry.
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Reckless
by Chrissie Hynde
Considered rock royalty, Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders recounts her childhood in the Midwest and the stardom that followed.