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New Stuff This Week

mrr_396_cvrMaximum Rocknroll #396 May 16 The Zines Issue $4.99 – Over a dozen features on zines! Including but not limited to: anthology As You Were, Emmy Ramone talks about their zines Cretins of Distortion and the Mental Whiff (digging at the roots of human expression through punk in the Midwest and beyond), NUTS! fanzine, Fluke fanzine celebrates its 25th anniversary, Burn Collector’s Al Burian talks about his music and his move to Berlin, Not Shit, a skate fanzine dedicated to the punk/DIY approach, folks behind No Shame, a distro that highlights work by people of color, write about eight of their favorite zines, an interview highlighting the Finnish Fanzine Archive, & more!!!!

*ZINES*

Bland #4 by Rod Binnion $4.00

Humonculus #2 by Paul Walker $3.00

Feelings, a Black and white xerox edition by Robin Hustle $4.00 – Associative visual study featuring hands, wigs, chains, storefronts and iconic movie scenes splashed with text. Created by activist, artist and writer Robin Hustle. Sharp, clever and playfully abstract. Back in stock after a long absence as a nice b&w edition.

Low Bar by Madeline Hester $11.00

Sub/Verse #5 Mar Apr 16 by Chloe Graham $5.00 – Personal musings on Sleater-Kinney, Patti Smith and more.

*COMICS & MINIS*

Comics from MC Harkness:
Dean Ambrose: Bigfoot Hunter $4.00
Kourtney Kardashian’s Guide on How to Eat a Kit-Kat $2.00

Werewolf Hunter #1 by Peter Faecke $5.00 – A collection of golden age comics redrawn by Peter Faecke with original Werewolf Hunter splash pages from 1941 written by Armand Weygand and drawn by Gustav Schotter, George Tuska and Saul Rosen.

Commuter Naps by Theora Kvitka $7.00 – Drawings of people in states of sleep on public trans — snoozin’ on the train, planking on the bus, dropped over a stop sign off their high wheel. Don’t sleep on this! -LM

*GRAPHIC NOVELS*

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Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus: Prostitution and Religious Obedience in the Bible by Chester Brown (D&Q) $21.95 – Sex work enthusiast/advocate Chester Brown’s retelling in comics form of nine biblical stories regarding prostitution.

Hellboy in Mexico by Mike Mignola & friends $19.99

Those Dark New Hampshire Woods by Desmond Reed $12.00

The Tipping Point: Slightly Oversized Edition (Humanoids) $29.95 – From slice-of-life tales and science-fiction adventures, to amusing asides and fantastical fables, witness these major (and minor) changes and evolution through the eyes of these visionaries from the worlds of manga, bande dessinée, and comics. With work from John Cassaday, Emmanuel Lepage, Bob Fingerman, Eddie Campbell, Taiy Matsumoto, Boulet, Atsushi Kaneko, Naoki Urasawa, Bastien Vivès, Frederik Peeters, Keiichi Koike, Paul Pope, Katsuya Terada.

I Am a Hero vol 1 Omnibus by Kengo Hanazawa $19.99

Rat Queens vol 3 Demons by Wiebe Kurtis, Tess Fowler & friends $14.99

Irmina by Barbara Yelin (SelfMadeHero) $24.95 – A tale of multi-cultural romance and correspondance in 1930s London.

An Olympic Dream: The Story of Samia Yusuf Omar by Reinhard Kleist (SelfMadeHero) $22.95 – Follows the Somalian athlete’s second attempt to represent her country at the London Olympics.

*ART & DESIGN BOOKS*

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Vintage Tattoo Flash: 100 Years of Traditional Tattoos by Jonathan Shaw (PowerHouse) $60.00 – Over 300 pieces of flash, entirely unpublished sheets of original work from the likes of Bob Shaw, Zeke Owens, Holt + Rowe, Ted Inman, Ace Harlyn, Ed Smith, Colonel Todd, the Moskowitz brothers, and many, many others relatively known and unknown.

GG Allin Coloring Book by Nicole Jakus $8.00 – Never before have I seen GG Allin looking so adorable. In this, very much for adults coloring book, you can have fun going outside the lines because GG would have wanted it that way. Our favorite rock and roll menace to society parodied in Marilyn Monroe’s infamous dress being blown around might be my favorite. -CH

Cat Compendium: The Worlds of Louis Wain $18.95

Inked by Lola Mars (Summersdale Publishers Ltd ) $16.95

*MAYHEM & OUTER LIMITS*

Black Cats and Evil Eyes: A Book of Old-Fashioned Superstitions by Chloe Rhodes (Michael OMara Books Limited) $13.95

*MUSIC BOOKS*

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Living Like a Runaway: A Memoir by Lita Ford $26.99 – Heavy metal’s leading female rocker bares all, opening up about the Runaways, the glory days of the punk and hard-rock scenes, and the highs and lows of her trailblazing career.

The Spitboy Rule: Tales of a Xicana in a Female Punk Band by Michelle Cruz Gonzales (PM Press) $15.95 – Memoir from Xicana drummer and lyrics writer from 90s female hardcore feminist band Spitboy. Fully illustrated with rare photos and flyers from the punk rock underground, this fast-paced, first-person recollection is populated by scenesters and musical allies from the time including Econochrist, Paxston Quiggly, Neurosis, Los Crudos, Aaron Cometbus, Pete the Roadie, Green Day, Fugazi, and Kamala and the Karnivores.

Johnny Marr: The Smiths & the Art of Gun-Slinging by Richard Carman (Music Press Books) $14.95

*FICTION*

The Bed Moved by Rebecca Schiff $24.95 – Collection of short stories: a cash-strapped pot grower to a “clothing optional resort”, a nerdy high-schooler has her first sexual experience at Geology Camp, a college student on the night of her father’s funeral watches a video of her bat mitzvah and more.

Lurid and Cute by Adam Thirlwell $18.00 – A sweet and well-to-do narrator descents into deceit with an orgy, a brothel, and a series of firearms disputes.

Robert Bloch’s Psycho: Sanitarium by Chet Williamson $24.99 – Sequel to Robert Bloch’s masterpiece, Psycho (as in, the book the classic movie was based on). Bloch, the original author of Psycho, wrote a follow up novel 23 later, which revealed that Norman had been in a mental institution the entire time. In that sequel, Norman quickly escapes the sanitarium and goes on a killing spree in Hollywood. But what happened in that asylum during those two decades? Until now, no one has known. That’s where this novel picks up.

The Blondes: A Novel by Emily Schultz $16.00 – An epidemic of a rabies-like disease is carried only by blonde women, all of whom must go to great lengths to conceal their blondeness.

*EATING & CRYING BOOKS*

Dimly Lit Meals For One by Tom Kennedy $18.95

*ESSAYS*

You’re Better Than Me: A Memoir by Bonnie McFarlane $15.99

You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto by Jaron Lanier $15.00 – Computer scientist, programmer, musician, pioneer in digital media, and father of virtual reality technology offers a critique of how digital design is shaping society, for better and for worse.

*MAGAZINES*

Wire #386 Apr 16 $9.99

Four Two Nine #7 $12.99

Tabu Tattoo #59 $7.99

Cemetery Dance #73 $9.95

2600 the Hacker Quarterly vol 33 #1 Spr 16 $6.95

Dissent Spr 16 $10.00

Race and Class vol 57 #4 Apr Jun 16 $8.00

THC The Hemp Connoisseur Spr 16 $6.99

Atlantis Rising #117 May Jun 16 $6.95

Fate #729 $5.95

Delayed Gratification #21 $20.00

Horror Hound #58 Mar Apr 16 The Ring $6.99

Shindig #54 The Band $12.99

*CHAP BOOKS & POETRY*

Secret of Navigation by Miles Liss $8.00

On Cats by Charles Bukowski $25.99 – Yup. Bukowski loved cats.

*ESSAYS*

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You Are a Complete Disappointment: A Triumphant Memoir of Failed Expectations by Mike Edison $17.95 – Don’t miss Mike Edison here at Quimby’s to celebrate this new book on Fri, June 3rd! ‘You are a complete disappointment.’ On his deathbed, Mike Edison’s father gasped those words to his son – and that was just the beginning of his devastating salvo. For anyone who has ever suffered from parental bullying, this often-hilarious, yet intensely heartbreaking, memoir from the former ‘High Times’ publisher will provide both solace and laughter.

*SCIENCE! aka DESTROYING OURSELVES*

The Great Acceleration: An Environmental History of the Anthropocene Since 1945 by J. R. McNeill & Peter Engelke (Harvard U Press/Belknap Press) $19.95

Ten Billion by Stephen Emmott $12.95 – Deforestation. Desertification. Species extinction. Global warming. Growing threats to food and water. The driving issues of our times are the result of one huge problem: Us.

Back in stock! And you can order it on our website!!!

Quimby the Mouse Wooden Toy by Chris Ware $39.95  – “Quimby the Mouse” originally found expression within the pages of the periodical The ACME Novelty Library. This wood, wire, cloth and rope approximation of F.C. Ware’s creation is now ready to be added to your collection. Packaged in a colorful, hand-designed preprinted cardboard container, including a 32-page hardcover book written and drawn, by Mr. Ware, the whole setup is rounded off with a perfect-scale replica bonus of Quimby the Mouse’s long lost love, “Sparky the Cat.” Sure to be coveted by collectors and fans alike, place your orders now for this little memento of pre-21st century nostalgia.

New Stuff This Week

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Issues of Hey Lady by Regina Schilling, $8.00 each: #1 Yoko Ono, #2 Michelle Nichols, #3 Candy Darling

*ZINES*

KerBloom #119 Mar Apr 16 by Artnoose $2.00

Flotation Device #14 by Keith Helt $2.00

Vinyl Vagabonds #6 $6.00 and #7 $7.00 by Eric Gordon

Bathroom Selfies From the Road #1 by Sarah Szumanski Jahn $5.00

Serio #7 Social Justice Zine Based In Chicago Lucy Stoole Chicago Drag $5.00

Hal and Ida in Israel #1 $2.00

Bookstores and Baseball: 8th Inning by David LaBounty $5.00

*COMICS & MINIS*

new minis from Krystal DiFronzo, $4.00 each:
Even A Worm Will Turn
Homo Sapiens Non Urinat in Ventum

Fight by Gabrielle Howell $3.00

Yolo Flor y Nata Split Comic by Teresa Ferreiro & Roberta Vazquez $9.00

*GRAPHIC NOVELS*

Kramers Ergot #9 ed. by Sammy Harkham (Fantagraphics) $45.00

ITDN 10 Comics by Andrew Burkholder (2D Cloud) $22.95 – The second collection of avant-garde comics from Chicago’s Andy Burkholder interrogates the notion of the artist as an aesthetic chameleon.

Incomplete Works by Dylan Horrocks (Alternative Comics) $19.99

Josh Simmon’s Jessica Farms vols 1 and 2 (Fantagraphics) $16.99 each – Serialized adventure-horror-macabre of a Midwestern farmhouse, a life-spanning comics project in which Josh Simmons drew one page every month for the past 16 years, starting in January 2000—and will continue this project for 50 years in total, releasing 96-page increments every 8 years until he amasses a 600-page body of work.

Nameless City by Erin Faith Hicks $14.99

Odyssey of Sergeant Jack Brennan by Bryan Doerries $19.95

*ART & DESIGN*

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An Unreliable History of Tattoos by Paul Thomas (Nobrow) $19.95 – “A gonzo view of tats through the ages: mostly British, frequently profane, replete with extravagantly inked caricatures.” -Kirkus Reviews

Make Your Mark: New Urban Artists by Tristan Manco $45.00

*FICTION*

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Dead Letters: An Anthology of The Undelivered, The Missing, The Returned ed. by Conrad Williams $14.95 – Features new stories from the masters of horror, fantasy and speculative fiction, each inspired by object from the Dead Letters Office.

American People vol 1 Search For My Heart by Larry Kramer $20.00

*ESSAYS*

I Know What I’m Doing ?? and Other Lies I Tell Myself: Dispatches from a Life by Jen Kirkman $24.00

Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision Not to Have Kids, ed. by Meghan Daum $16.00 – Contributors include Lionel Shriver, Sigrid Nunez, Kate Christensen, Elliott Holt, Geoff Dyer, and Tim Kreider, among others.

*POLITICS & REVOLUTION*

Democracy Now!: Twenty Years Covering the Movements Changing America $26.00

The Politics of Che Guevara: Theory and Practice by Samuel Farber (Haymarket) $16.95

A Short History of the U.S. Working Class: From Colonial Times to the Twenty-First Century (Revolutionary Studies) by Paul Le Blanc (Haymarket) $17.00

*FOOD BOOKS*

The Wurst of Lucky Peach: A Treasury of Encased Meat by Chris Ying and the Editors of Lucky Peach $26.00

*DRUUUUUUGS*

Weed: The User’s Guide: A 21st Century Handbook for Enjoying Marijuana by David Schmader $18.95

Dreamland: The True Tale of Americas Opiate Epidemic by Sam Quinones $18.00

*SCIENCE!*

What’s It Like in Space? Stories from Astronauts by Ariel Waldman $14.95

*MUSIC BOOKS*

Heads: A Biography of Psychedelic America by Jesse Jarnow $27.99 – Yes, this is more a music bok anything else. Don’t be fooled!

Kill ‘Em and Leave: Searching for James Brown and the American Soul by James McBride $28.00

*MAGAZINES*

Juxtapoz #184 May 16 $6.99

True Crime, Spring Special Spr 16 20 All True Murder Cases $12.99

Rock A Rolla #58 Mar Apr 16 Sun 0))) $9.95

Uncut Ultimate Music Guide: The Beach Boys $14.99

AdBusters #125 vol 24 #3 May June 16 Post West $14.95

*LIT JOURNALS & CHAP BOOKS*

Midwestern Gothic #21 Spr 16 $12.00

Not Now More Work from Cliff Weber $4.00

*KIDS BOOKS*

Waiting for High Tide by Nikki McClure $19.95

The Real Poop on Pigeons by Kevin McCloskey (Toon) $12.95

New Stuff This Week

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Jaywalker by Lisa Carver, with illustrations by Dame Darcy $15.00 – Flash fiction by famed Rollerderby zinester, with illustrations by exquisite Meatcake artist Dame Darcy.

*ZINES & ZINE-RELATED*

East Village Inky #56 by Ayun Halliday $3.00

Pagan Kennedy’s Living a Handbook for Maturing Hipsters by Pagan Kennedy (Santa Fe Writers Project) $15.95 – 90s clasic back in print from the zinester, writer and non-conformist.

Notes on Staying Soft by Rosie Accola $5.00

Living Southerners Feb 16 $2.00

Zines by Billy Roberts $3.00 each:
Last Night at the Casino #11 Feb 16
Good Place to Start #1 – Wanna learn about world music? Well here’s a good place to start.

*COMICS & MINIS*

2 new amazing comics from Carrie McNinch:
You Dont Get There From Here #37 $3.00 – Daily diary comics about Carrie’s quiet adventure of life in LA and a side trip to Japan. From the thoughtful and compelling mind of someone who loves music, reading and cats, and who can draw the way all zinesters wish they could.
Excerpts From Seven Non-Fiction Books I Read $3.00 – Includes excerpts from books by Marky Ramone, Viv Albertine, Kim Gordon and more! And those drawings!

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Upgrade by Lily Reeves $5.00

Science Ghost #3 by Carlos Aguilar $5.00

Just Another Caturday #1 by Jennifer Lewis $3.00

various Kelci Crawford comics:
Prologues a Compilation $3.00
Duck for Dinner $1.00
and more!

2 new by Robin Bougie delicacies!:
Cinema Sewer #29 $5.00
Sugar Spread vol 1 #1 A Big Coloring Book $10.00

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*GRAPHIC NOVELS*

The Complete Crepax: Dracula, Frankenstein, And Other Horror Stories by Guido Crepax (Fantagraphics) $75.00 – Collection of work from this erotic Eurocartoonist, known for his work in the 60s and 70s. This book features lit by Stoker, Mary Shelley, unpublished works of Crepax’s famed Valentina stories and more.

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Dirty Hands: Collected Works by David Alvarado $15.00

Complete Chi’s Sweet Home Part 2 by Konami Kanata $24.95

Amadeo & Maladeo: A Musical by R. O. Blechman (Fantagraphics) $24.99 – Full-color fable-like graphic novel, the story of two musician Mozart-esque half brothers cycle through rags and riches.

The Beauty vol 1 by Jeremy Haun & Jason A. Hurley $9.99 – What if there was a way to guarantee you could become more and more beautiful every day? What if it was a sexually transmitted disease?

Adventure Time vol 8 $14.99

Goodnight Punpun vol 1 by Inio Asano $24.99

Humans vol 2 Humans Till Death by Tom Neely and Keenan Marshall Keller $15.99

Nameless by Grant Morrison & friends $24.99

The Glorkian Warrior and the Mustache of Destiny by James Kochalka $14.99

*ART & DESIGN BOOKS*

Art of the Mural vol 1 Contemporary International Urban Art by Shane Pomajambo (Schiffer) $34.99 – 400+ examples by 50 full-time muralists from 6 continents. Edited by the creative director of DC-based Art Whino Gallery.

*WEIRDO*

Future Esoteric: Unseen Realms, Second Edition by Brad Olsen (Consortium of Collective Consciousness) $17.95

Confessions of an Illuminati: The Whole Truth about the Illuminati and the New World Order by Leo Lyon Zagami (CCCP Publishing) $17.95

Room 1219: The Life of Fatty Arbuckle, the Mysterious Death of Virginia Rappe, and the Scandal That Changed Hollywood by Greg Merritt $19.99

Aliens Among Us: Exploring Past and Present by Barry Strohm $19.99 – You guys, they’re everywhere at every time ever. It’s amazing!

Little Gray Bastards: The Incessant Alien Presence by Jordan Hofer & David Barker $16.99 – You guys, they’re everywhere at every time ever. It’s terrifying!

*MUSIC BOOKS*

Dancing Barefoot: The Patti Smith Story by Dave Thompson $16.99

Cobain on Cobain: Interviews and Encounters ed. by Nick Soulsby $28.95

*ESSAYS*

Notes on My Dunce Cap by Jesse Ball (Pioneer Works Press) $22.00 – A text for teachers who want to reconsider hierarchy in their classrooms and for those curious about education as a context for creativity and collaboration.

*FICTION*

I Am Because You Are, ed. by Pippa Goldschmidt and Tania Hershman (Freight books) $14.95 – “Timely” collection of new fiction (and some non-fiction) from novelists and science writers, all inspired by the theme of Theory of Relativity.

*POLITICS & REVOLUTION BOOKS*

Joe Hill: The IWW & the Making of a Revolutionary Workingclass Counterculture by Franklin Rosemont (PM Press) $29.95 – Reprint of the classic, originally published by Chicago rebels Kerr Publishing.

Death to Bourgeois Society: The Propagandists of the Deed by Mitchell Abidor (PM Press) $14.95

Listen, Liberal: Or, What Ever Happened to the Party of the People? by Thomas Frank $27.00 – Founding editor of The Baffler discusses the form of corporate and cultural elitism that has largely eclipsed the Democrat party’s old working-class commitment.

*HUMOR*

F in Exams: Complete Failure Edition $19.95

*FOOD BOOKS*

Deceptive Desserts: A Lady’s Guide to Baking Bad! by Christine McConnell $29.95 – Christine McConnell, the Queen of Creepy Cookies, shares recipes and photographs how to take bake with inspiration from the likes of Tim Burton, Wes Craven, Alfred Hitchcock, and Vincent Price, mixed with in a dash of Stepford Wife.

Sweet as Sin: The Unwrapped Story of How Candy Became America’s Favorite Pleasure by Susan Benjamin $18.00

*MAGAZINES*

Bust #98 Apr May 16 $5.99

Harpers Apr 16 $6.99

Make vol 50 $9.99

Fields Magazine #5 Spr 16 $12.00

*LIT JOURNALS*

First Line vol 18 #1 Spr 16 $4.00

Black Fox Literary Magazine #13 $14.00

Coming out this week!

The Imitation Game: Alan Turner Decoded by Jim Ottaviani and Leland Purvis (Abrams ComicArts) $24.95

New Stuff This Week

 

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Frontier #11 by Eleanor Davis (Youth In Decline) $8.40 – The newest issue, now available! “BDSM” is a fresh new comic by Eleanor Davis, about the interactions of two adult film actresses on and off camera. A modern SM dating story tackling the complex, intersectional relationships between friends and lovers, feminism and kink, and projection and consumption.

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Filmme Fatales #7 $16.00 – Seventh issue of the quarterly zine about the places where film and feminism intersect. Essays, criticism, ideas, jokes, pictures and more. Inside this issue, devoted to the concept of “space”: a lament about the fates of lesbian movie characters, a tribute to the house from Dogs in Space, a taxonomy of the spaces Andie inhabits in Pretty in Pink, the next filmmaker who is inevitably due to experience a Sofia Coppola-style Tumblr resurgence, psychics and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, an examination of James Cameron’s reputation as a feminist filmmaker and more.

*ZINES*

Radical Domesticity #6 by Emma Karin Eriksson $3.00

PWF Pro Wrestling Feelings #3 $5.00

Jibb Wibbles #1 by Jason Mamarella $6.00

Fat Babes #2 The Fatshion Edition $6.00

Forniphilia by Michael Shallow $7.00

Boot Boyz Biz Group 2 Catalog Feb 2016 $1.00

*COMICS & MINIS*

Power Button by Zack Soto (Study Group) $4.95

Super Sikh #3 Al Amok is Not Amused by various $3.99

Mr Blob #1 by Caroline Cash $7.00

Nerd Jam #4 by Olivier Wilkie $8.00

Give Thanks by Philip Weiss $2.00

*GRAPHIC NOVELS*

5,000 Kilometers Per Second by Manuele Fior (Fantagraphics) $22.99

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Octopus Pie vol 1 by Meredith Gran $14.99

Paracuellos by Carlos Giménez (IDW) $24.99 – An autobiographical account of the plight of children in post-World War II Fascist Spain.

Woody Guthrie and the Dust Bowl Ballads: A Graphic Novel by Nick Hayes (Abrams) $24.95

Delilah Drik and the Kings Shilling by Tony Cliff $17.99

*ART & DESIGN BOOKS*

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100 Years of Tattoos by David McComb $29.95

Vans: Off the Wall: Stories of Sole from Vans Originals, 50th Anniversary Edition by Doug Palladini (Abrams) $30.00

*MUSIC BOOKS*

Lost Rockers: Broken Dreams and Crashed Careers by Steven Blush, Paul Rachman & Tony Mann (powerHouse Books) $27.50 – About the musicians who at one point in time were on the verge of success but who never quite “made it.”

Never Known Questions: Five Decades of The Residents by Ian Shirley (Cherry Red Books) $22.95 – Answers such Residential questions as: Were they really Talking Heads and Brian Eno in disguise? What is a Cryptic Corporation? Who was Nigel Senada? Did they really forget about recording an album? How’s Randy doing now? And what kind of a band sells a fridge full of records for $100,000 anyway?

Pickman’s Model: A Weird Tale by Nick Blinko & H.P. Lovecraft (Crna Hronika) $40.00 – “Pickman’s Model” is an elegant short story by H.P. Lovecraft, originally published in Weird Tales in 1927. Nick Blinko’s starkly managed minutia serves as wonderful accompaniment to the story of the deranged artist who paints from dread-inspiring life.

*FICTION*

Knockout: Stories Knock Out by John Jodzio (Soft Skull) $15.95

Book of Numbers by Joshua Cohen $18.00 – A tech mogul hires a ghostwriter for his memoirs, which leads him on a mind-bending world tour from Palo Alto to Dubai and beyond, initiating him into the secret pretext of the autobiography project and the life-or-death stakes that surround its publication.

*ESSAYS*

The Folded Clock: A Diary by Heidi Julavits $15.00 – Rereading her childhood diaries, Heidi Julavits (founding editor of The Believer magazine) hoped to find incontrovertible proof that she was always destined to be a writer. Instead, they “revealed me to possess the mind of a phobic tax auditor.” Thus was born a desire to try again, to chronicle her daily life—now as an adult. A meditation on time and self, faith and fate, art and ambition.

Is that Kafka?: 99 Finds by Reiner Stach $27.95 – Out of the massive research for an authoritative 1,500-page biography emerges this wunderkammer of 99 delightfully odd facts about Kafka.

On the Government of the Living: Lectures at the Collège de France, 1979-1980 by Michel Foucault $22.00

*SCIENCE!*

What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe $24.00

At the Edge of Uncertainty: 11 Discoveries Taking Science by Surprise by Michael Brooks $17.95

Professional Guinea Pig: Big Pharma and the Risky World of Human Subjects by Roberto Abadie $22.95

The Undersea Network by Nicole Starosielski $25.95 – Hey! The internet isn’t made out of satellites! It’s made out of tubes underwater!

*RADICAL PARENTING*

Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines, ed by Alexis Pauline Gumbs, China Martens & Mai’a Williams (PM Press) $17.95 – Inspired by the legacy of radical and queer black feminists of the 1970s and ’80s, Revolutionary Mothering places marginalized mothers of color at the center of a world of necessary transformation.

*MAGAZINES*

The Baffler #30 $14.00

Modern Farmer #11 Spr 16 $7.99

Kinfolk vol 19 The Adrenaline Issue $18.00

Relix #270 Mar 16 $6.99

Wire #385 Mar 16 $9.99

Shots #131 $7.25

Film Comment Mar Apr 16 vol 52 #2 $5.95

Clever Root Win Spr 16 vol 1 #2 $10.00

Mass Appeal #56 $9.99

Cineaste vol 41 #2 $8.00

*LIT JOURNALS*

Granta #134 Win 16 No Mans Land $16.99

Girls Our Age #1 Pilot Issue 2016 $12.00

*SEXXXY STUFF*

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Cold Meat Zine, ed. by Caroline Paquita (Pegacorn Press) $5.00 – These works were compiled to highlight some of the best examples of BDSM fetish art, from the collection of Cold Meat, a print connoisseur based in San Francisco, California. Ranging roughly from 1900-1970, a majority of these images were originally published in underground fetish digests, flagellation novels, chapbooks, and illicit magazines of the time.

New Stuff This Week

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POSE (Gingko Press) $49.95 – The first book of modern pop artist POSE’s work chronicles an eye-popping collection of street art, murals, collaborations, and gallery work. It features 50+ paintings and sculptures as well as an intimate look inside the artist’s studio. POSE has been applauded for his ability to take seemingly “everyday” and disposable items and re-introduce them into the world as carriers of a much deeper meaning. Edition is limited to 1500 copies and includes limited prints, including a hand-pulled 1 color “Color Study” screen print signed by the artist.

*ZINES*

Zine of the West by Victoria Harley & friends $4.00

Pizza Libs #2 by Johnny Misfit & friends $2.00

New Morality Zine #3 by Nick Acosta $9.00

I Enjoy Being a Girl, Mostly by Gemma Correll $5.00

Wasted Pages Writing Workshop Winter 15-16 $2.00

Atomic Elbow #13 by Robert Newsome $5.00 – Scott “Star of Savage” Holland is back, and this time he’s got a great interview with former NWA World Heavyweight Champion Adam “Scrap Iron” Pearce! Speaking of NWA champions, there’s a lengthy examination of the 1985 NWA Battle of the Belts. This show took place during an actual hurricane! Plus much more!

Leg Drop Digest (Devastator Press) $5.00

Tardis Beat $7.00 – Doctor Who spoof: “Daleks Who Dare to Steal Your Heart,” “4th Doctor Dishes on Fab Scarf!” and more. How can you resist this?:

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Purple Sweatpants and Other Recipes by Aaron Romine $10.00 – “No one simply makes an artist’s [cook]book by accident, anymore than they ride 14 hours through the central highlands balanced upright on a surplus .50 caliber ammo can over the scalding sheetmetal housing of an ancient 6-71 inline diesel engine by accident. A collection of recipes and photographs gathered over 20 years working, travelling and eating my way around Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam.” -Aaron Romine

Local Poster Sounds and Vision Lyon 2010-2015 $8.00

Groovedge Biatch, Hot Work by Mascara $6.00 – This guy who owns a store in France called Groovedge Biatch dropped off some risograph zines like this one and other things with titles like “La Descente Lyl Clft” and “Bei Da Jing 2k15 Design by Studio H13.” Tres mystérieux!

Heavy Metals #1 by Leanna Perry $5.00

Food Boys $2.00

Smile Book $2.00

Witness: A Mad Max Fanzine by Colleen Frakes & friends $2.00 – Yeah, yeah, you’re a cool kid and you didn’t watch the Oscars. But you might have seen Mad Max. So did these 12 artists who contributed comics, pin-ups, and prose to this fanzine edited by Colleen Frakes. Work from: Anne Thalheimer, Denis St. john, Rachel Foss, Cody Pickrodt and more. -LM

Retrospect: A Tazewell’s Favorite Eccentric Zinethology by Sarah Sawyers-Lovett (Mend My Dress Press) $15.50

Sweet Treats: A Tasty Activity Zine by Ali Prince $2.00

Fold out writing prompt maps from artist Shaun Levin $6.99 each:
Writing Art: A Writing Map
How to Write a Story
City of Inspiration Writing Map
Café Writing Map

*COMICS & MINIS*

Men are From Mars, Women Need to Stay off that Space Dick by Janelle Hessig $4.00

Meaning of Life by Anja Wicki (Perfectly Acceptable Press) $10.00

new issues of Laskimooses $7.00 each
#27 Todistusten Antaminen
#28 Viitoittamaton Vayla $7.00

Declaration Daddies Pornography for Patriots $10.00

Foots by Zibits $3.00

Street Dawgz by Lizz Lunney $5.00

*GRAPHIC NOVELS*

Patience by Daniel Clowes (Fantagraphics) $29.99 – Don’t miss Daniel Clowes here at Quimby’s March 30th to sign this indescribable psychedelic science-fiction love story, Clowes’ first all new, original graphic novel in over a half-decade!

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Lucky Penny by Ananth Hirsh & Yuko Ota (Oni) $19.99

The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye by Sonny Liew $30.00 – Now in his early 70s, Chan has been making comics in his native Singapore since 1954, when he was a boy of 16. As he looks back on his career over five decades, we see his stories unfold before us in a dazzling array of art styles and forms, their development mirroring the evolution in the political and social landscape of his homeland and of the comic book medium itself.

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*ART & DESIGN*

Shrine by Faye Megan Orlove 2013-2014 (Don Giovanni Records) $12.99 – Art and ideas about idolatry, worship, and pop culture.

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*FICTION*

The Sellout by Paul Beatty $16.00 – A biting satire about a young man’s isolated upbringing and the race trial that sends him to the Supreme Court.

Blackass by A. Igoni Barrett $16.00 – Furo Wariboko, a young Nigerian, awakes the morning before a job interview to find that he’s been transformed into a white man.

Mrs. Houdini: A Novel by Victoria Kelly $26.00 – Before escape artist Harry Houdini died, he vowed he would find a way to speak to his beloved wife Bess from beyond the grave using a coded message known only to the two of them. When a widowed Bess begins seeing this code in seemingly impossible places, it becomes clear that Harry has an urgent message to convey. Unlocking the puzzle will set Bess on a course back through the pair’s extraordinary romance, which swept the illusionist and his bride from the beaches of Coney Island, to the palaces of Budapest, to the back lots of Hollywood. When the mystery finally leads Bess to the doorstep of a mysterious young photographer, she realizes that her husband’s magic may have been more than just illusion.

Prodigals: Stories by Greg Jackson $25.00 – A filmmaker escapes New York, accompanied by a woman who may be his therapist. A dilettantish banker sees his ambitions laid bare when he comes under the influence of two strange sisters. A group of friends gathers in the California desert for one last bacchanal. Quests for meaning and authenticity in lives spoiled by self­-knowledge and haunted by spiritual longing.

*MUSIC BOOKS*

How to Ru(i)n a Record Label: The Story of Lookout Records by Larry Livermore (Don Giovanni Records) $14.99 – Don’t miss Larry Livermore at Quimby’s to talk about this book about the spectacular rise and ignominious collapse of Lookout Records, the iconic label he co-founded in 1987 and which helped launch the careers of Green Day, Operation Ivy, Screeching Weasel, and a host of other artists.

*ESSAYS*

Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone by Olivia Laing $26.00

Horror of Philosophy series by Eugene Thacker (Zero+ Publishing):
vol 1: In the Dust of This Planet $19.95 – Supernatural horror defined as the thought of the unthinkable.
vol 2: Starry Speculative Corpse Horror $18.95 – Philosophy meets horror against the backdrop of an indifferent, unhuman cosmos.
vol 3: Tentacles Longer Than Night $18.95 – Systematic, comprehensive exploration of the links between philosophy, religion, and the horror genre.

Madonnaland And Other Detours into Fame and Fandom by Alina Simone (U of Texas Press) $16.95 – In the spirit of Carl Wilson’s Let’s Talk About Love, Madonnaland takes us on a revelatory road trip through the quirky hinterlands of celebrity and fandom and the quest to make music that matters in the face of relentless commercialism.

Navel Gazing: True Tales of Bodies, Mostly Mine (but also my mom’s, which I know sounds weird) by Michael Ian Black $24.99

At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails with Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Martin Heidegger, Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Others by Sarah Bakewell $25.00 – A spirited account of the existentialism movement and the revolutionary thinkers who came to shape it.

*POLITICS & REVOLUTION BOOSKS*

Malign Velocities: Accelerationism and Capitalism by Benjamin Noys (Zero+) $14.95 – Against the need for speed, Malign Velocities tracks acceleration as the symptom of the ongoing crises of capitalism.

*MAGAZINES*

Bitch #70 Spr 16 Anniversary Issue 20 Years $6.95

Juxtapoz #183 Apr 16 $6.99

Fader #102 Feb Mar 16 $6.99

Far Ride vol 4 Documenting Cycling Journeys Around the World $18.00

Monocle vol 10 #91 Mar 16 $12.00

Vive Le Rock #33 1976 Punk 40th Anniversary $10.99

True Crime Feb 16 Facebook Feud Turns to Double Murder $9.99

*LIT JOURNALS & CHAP BOOKS*

Conium Review vol 4 $12.00

Opaque #3 Magic $7.00

Good Morning vol 4 #3 $6.00