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February 12, 2021

Seeing Sideways

Seeing Sideways, A Memoir of Music and Motherhood by Kristin Hersh

A follow-up to the critically acclaimed Rat Girl, this beautifully written memoir takes readers on an emotional journey through the author’s life as she reflects on thirty years

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May 13, 2015

Don’t Suck, Don’t Die

“A haunting ode to a lost friend, this memoir by the acclaimed author of Rat Girl offers the most personal, empathetic look at the creative genius and often-tormented life of singer-songwriter Vic Chesnutt that is ever likely to be written.”… Read more

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December 13, 2013


In 2013, Throwing Muses returned with their first studio album in 10 years – published as a book and a CD. The art book is 64-pages of lyrics, essays, and photos and includes a 32-track CD that was entirely listener-supported … Read more

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January 1, 2010

Paradoxical Undressing

“Compelling…(Hersh) describes eloquently, beautifully and with no small amount of poetry the pain and alienation of losing one’s mind.”
The Times (UK)

Published by Atlantic Books (UK)

a link to a bookseller in the UK where you can buy it … Read more

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September 1, 2010

Rat Girl

“Sensitive and emotionally raw… it’s also wildly funny”
The New York Times Sunday Book Review

“one of the 25 Greatest Rock Memoirs of All Time”
Rolling Stone Magazine (#8)

“A thoroughly engrossing work by an original voice”
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July 1, 2010


In a music and publishing industry first, Kristin released her latest studio album, Crooked, as a book—the first time any major recording artist has taken such a step. This groundbreaking publication contains full color artwork, lyrics, and an exclusive essay … Read more

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November 15, 2007

Toby Snax

Toby Snax is a character and a book written & illustrated by musician and mother of four, Kristin Hersh.

Kristin is a singer-songwriter, guitarist and recording artist.

For over 20 years she has performed all over the world, solo as … Read more

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