Portlandia star and Sleater-Kinney guitarist/vocalist Carrie Brownstein shared her Top 10 book list with One Grand Books and there’s a number of classics that she included along with a couple we just had to add to our To Be Read list! Check it out.
The Devil Finds Work by James Baldwin (Vintage International, 2011)
Collected Poems by Philip Larkin (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2004)
Birds of America by Lorrie Moore (Vintage, 2010)
The Waves by Virginia Woolf (Benediction Classics, 2010)
The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester (HarperCollins, 1998)
Slouching Towards Bethlehem by Joan Didion (Modern Library, 2000)
We the Animals by Justin Torres (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011)
Ballad of the Sad Café by Carson McCullers (Houghton, Mifflin and Co., 1951)
Other Voices, Other Rooms by Truman Capote (Vintage Books, 1994)
The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson (Graywolf Press, 2015)
For more on Brownstein’s list and why she chose the books she did, check out the original post at One Grand.