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Zines & Zine-Related

Fixer Eraser #3 and #4 by Jonas $3 each

from Scott Miller: Strange Tapes #1 $7 - Film oddities zine! & Printsploitation #4 $10 - with contributions from Corinne Halbert, Putrid and more!

Sticker Collection Logan Square 2018 $1

Shira Mario #5 $2

Scurvy - A Zine by Zack Bly $2

My Complicated Relationship With Food vol 4 Reviews of Some of the Things We Put in Our Mouths $1

It Only Gets Worse From Here: Fifteen Uninspirational Messages to Ruin Your Day by Zachary Auburn $2

Myth or Maybe a Lie About my Father by Margarita Kruchinskaya $10

Fairy Tales for Cynical Girls vol 4 by K8 $2

This is Not Happening the X Files Zine by Lynne Monsoon $12

Fat Sweaty Guyz: A Fanzine by Chris Davis $3

Rumpy Pumpy #6 by Milo $3

uplifting zines from Chris Davis, $3 each: People I've Met and Hated, All the Cusses From My Older Sister Kate's Copy of Fifty Shades of Grey, Creepy Craigslist: A Journey into Private Lives Compiled & more

Kimchi Babe #1 & #2 The Mixtape by Kimchi Babe $4 each

TMRWLND issues #1-#3 $15 each

Vacation - A Sketchbook Zine by Cam del Rosario $8

Living Southerners #7 by J Wu $3

Twist: A Brief History of the Song and Dance by Billy Roberts $1

Whipper Snapper Nerd: Selections from the Zine, featuring Artists of Creativity Explored, edited by Harrell Fletcher & Elizabeth Meyer (Manic D Press) $15.95 - Collects all 8 issues of this San Francisco zine from the 90s, each devoted to a different artist.

Comics & Minis

No Cops by Alisha Rae $5

Outo Queer Identities by HP Lehkonen $10

Sporgo #3 $5

Love and Rockets Magazine #5 by Gilbert and Jamie Hernandez (Fantagraphics) $5.99

Italian American Mushroom and Plumbing Enthusiast #1 & #2 by Blake Sims $2 each

Bluescale by Kaitlin Kostus $7

Rabbit Who Fights #3 by Tim Hamilton $6

Grow by JJ McLuckie $10

Unplug by Steve Schaberg $5

Awkwardly Long Book of Auto Bio Comics About Being an Anxiety Ridden Depressed Person $5

Simple Things by H. Goodspeed (Perfectly Acceptable Press) $10

Dust Bunnies by Thomas H. Boeing $7

Lips: Family of Ursel Belgium by Jason Lips $3

Watch Dog #2 by Saxon Kotowski $5 each

Spirit Prison Fanzine by Dylan Chadwick $8

Bad Day by Ryan Consbruck $7

Laskimooses #41 by Taivaan Lapset & Tohori Matti Hagelbergin $7

Butter Fingers by Emeline Mele $10

Hypochondria by Erika $3.50

Minor Leagues #5 by Simon Moreton $6

Out of the Deep: A Comic Anthology, ed. by Melissa Sayen $15

Graphic Novels

Tinderella by M.S. Harkness (Kilgore) $12 - Don't miss M.S. Harkness at the CAKE Kick-off Event here at Quimby's next Friday!

Lempo by Sara Valta $17

XTC69 by Jessica Campbell (Koyama) $12 - Explorers from an all-women planet have found men to breed with, but have they found studs or duds?

Prison Pit vol 6 by Johnny Ryan (Fantagraphics) $14.99

The Ideal Copy by Ben Sears (Koyama) $12

The Troublemakers by Baron Yoshimoto (Retrofit Comics) $20

Winner by Karl Stevens (Retroit) $18 - Contemplations and sci-fi fantasies of a museum security guard.

2 Cow House Press titles: Point of You Where Do You Want to Be by Nathaniel Osollo $10, Wicked and The Tired: A Comic Anthology of Surreal Horror and the Anxiety of Living, edited by Sheika Lugtu $15

Coin-op Comics Anthology 1997-2017 by Maria & Peter Hoey (Top Shelf) $29.99

Hasib & the Queen of Serpents: A Thousand and One Nights Tale by David B. (NBM) $24.99

Grip vol 1 by Lale Westvind (Perfectly Acceptable Press) $25

Politics & Revolution

Modern Science and Anarchy by Peter Kropotkin (AK Press) $28 - Assembled in English for the first time, an unabridged gem from anarchism's famous theorist.

Policing the Black Man: Arrest, Prosecution, and Imprisonment, ed. by Angela J. Davis $16 - A comprehensive, readable analysis of the key issues of the Black Lives Matter movement, this thought-provoking and compelling anthology features essays by some of the nation’s most influential and respected criminal justice experts and legal scholars.

Hard to Do: The Surprising, Feminist History of Breaking Up by Kelli María Korducki $14.95 - From Jane Austen to Taylor Swift, a look at the surprising politics of romantic love and its dissolution.

Sh*tshow!: The Country's Collapsing . . . and the Ratings Are Great by Charlie Leduff $27

State of Exception by Chase Carter $15

Art Books

The Mermaid Handbook: An Alluring Treasury of Literature, Lore, Art, Recipes, and Projects by Carolyn Turgeon $35 - Brrrring! Brrrring! The phone's ringin'! Siren calling! Illustrated and packed with lore, legends, facts and trivia, beautiful illustrations, and numerous step-by-step projects and recipes.

Music Books

To Throw Away Unopened by Viv Albertine $24.95 - Follow-up to memoir from member of the Slits, touching on the death of her mother, ageing, feminism and other conundrums that characterize the 21st century life.

Austin Punk Invasion by David Ensminger (Left of the Dial Books) $10 - A survey of Austin’s first wave punk and hardcore eras.

Outer Limits & Mayhem

Torture: Persuasion at Its Most Gruesome by Geoffrey Abbott $13.95 - A classic account of the history of torture, from chilli powder punishment to needles under nails, with a style both chilling and full of dark humor.

Psychedelic Revolutionaries: LSD and the Birth of Hallucinogenic Research by P. W. Barber $27.95 - Recounting research on hallucinogenic drug treatments during the 1950s and 60s, this book shows how public fears, stoked by partisan politics, can hold back scientific advancements.

The World of Lore: Wicked Mortals by Aaron Mahnke $28.99 - Lavishly illustrated accounts of history’s most despicable people ever to walk the earth, including serial killers, desperate criminals, and socially mobile people with a much darker double-life. Courtesy of the producer of the podcast Lore.

Tesla: Inventor of the Modern by Richard Munson $26.95

Liber 420: Cannabis, Magickal Herbs and the Occult by Chris Bennett (Trine Day) $34.95 - Cannabis and other psychoactive plants held an important role in the Occult arts of Alchemy and Magic, as well as being used in ritual initiations of certain secret societies. Could cannabis have been the Holy Grail?

How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence by Michael Pollan $28 - "Mental travelogue" of research done via both research and participatory journalism. That means he was dosing, dude.

Humor

Vacationland: True Stories from Painful Beaches by John Hodgman $16

Essays

Status Quont by Katilyn Pulcher $15

2 David Sedaris titles: Calypso $28 + Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977-2002) $17.99

Fiction

Death and Facebook by Iphgenia Baal (We Heard You Like Books) $15.95 - a true account of a dysfunctional love affair that ends in disaster, posthumously pieced together from threads from Facebook and other social media.

Cocktails

Cocktails Across America: A Postcard View of Cocktail Culture in the 1930s, '40s, and '50s by Diane Lapis & Anne Peck-davis $24.95

The Cocktail Book by The British Library Board $12.95 - Reprint of the book from 1900, with early recipes for the Whisky Sour, Mint Julep, Manhattan, and many more.

Magazines

Soiled #7 Animatescrapers $15

Apartamento #21 $24

Mojo #295 $11.25

Tape Op #125 $5.95

Wire #411 $10.99

Lit Journals, Chap Books & Poetry

You Are Coming Going by Keith Helt $2

Brain Fever #4 Spring 18 Edited by Mike Goodman $12

Long Day Press Journal #2 $8

Overtime Hour 48 Graveyard by Kyle Bilinski $2

Always Crashing vol 1 $12

Sex & Gender Culture Studies & Guides

The Boys of Fairy Town: Sodomites, Female Impersonators, Third-sexers, Pansies, Queers, and Sex Morons in Chicago's First Century by Jim Elledge (Chicago Review) $29.99

Women's Health Vagina University: A Complete Owner's Manual from Sex and Periods to Health and Body Image...And Everything in Between by Sheila Curry Oakes $16.99

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New Stuff This Week

Trends in book jacket design: Somehow everything in this shipment is the same color. And they are all fascinating books! #QuimbysBookstoreChicago #quimbysbookstore #quimbys #books #bluebooks A post shared by Quimbys Bookstore (@quimbysbookstore) on May 12, 2018 at 1:11pm PDT Pretend I'm Dead by Jen Beagin $24 - the story of a cleaning lady, an addict, a psychic Bullshit Jobs: A Theory by David Graeber $27 - An anthropologist's powerful argument against the rise of …

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Adam Parfrey R.I.P.

With deep sadness we learned that landmark publisher Adam Parfrey of Feral House has passed on May 10th (as reported by the FH Facebook page). FH has always been the resource for underground, extreme and forbidden knowledge, and helped give voice to the voiceless. Without FH we would not be the store that we are. Deepest condolences to all in the Parfrey Feral House …

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