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Kristin Dombek

Kristin Dombek is writing a book about fear of narcissism. She teaches at Princeton.

Kim Gordon

Kristin Dombek, 19 March 2015

There was Kim Gordon, lined up between Thurston Moore and Lee Ranaldo, in the middle of the huge stage, not a token girl bass player, not a riot grrrl in an angry all-girl band, but a musician among musicians, standing next to her husband, to all appearances equal, taking turns. It meant something, the way she was, and I started listening. I didn’t know that day that she was a new mother, that Cobain was her dear friend, or what it’s like to be in the rhythm section, how much she was keeping it all together up there.

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