member of the groundbreaking rock band Nirvana, Krist
along with band mates, Kurt Cobain and David Grohl, changed
of music history when they snapped up Billboard Magazine's
spot with their much-acclaimed album Nevermind. In doing
opened the doors for a flood of a new generation of bands.
After Nirvana, Novoselic went on to become one of rock's most
politically minded musicians. Novoselic has also
committed himself to
numerous different community projects and has become an
part of the Northwest political scene.
Krist has written
a new book called "Of Grunge & Government: Let's Fix
This Broken Democracy!" In the book Novoselic discusses
how Nirvana emerged as the world's biggest band of the early
1990s, how he got involved in politics and why we need
electoral reform -- in particular full representation
and instant runoff voting.
Novoselic's book hit your local bookstores
in September, and he is on a national tour on its behalf. (See
full schedule below.) His talks at bookstores focus on
changing winner-take-all elections.
Novoselic has also been featured in the media. His
October 16th talk was covered on C-SPAN's "Book TV."
He discussed his book and reform options in an interview
on October 8 and his tour was covered on October 11 by the New