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New Stuff This Week

censorshipnowCensorship Now!!! by Ian F. Svenonius (Akashic) $14.95 – In this outrageous and hilarious new essay collection, underground music icon Ian F. Svenonius tackles such diverse subjects as IKEA, Apple, the weather, the gentrification of punk by indie rock, Marion Barry, the film Heathers, Christian pornography, vampires, hoarding, the role of sugar in empire-building, how to properly tip at restaurants, the return of the hat in men’s fashion, and other highly topical matters. No one is left unscathed, and more than a few will be left scratching their heads even as they laugh.


Reglar Wiglar #23 by Chris Auman $5.00

Bits Of California Nature $3.00

Field Notes Spiders vol 1 #1 $3.00

Patron Saints Of Space Exploration $6.00

Dessert Coloring Book by Anna Campomanes $3.00

Cretins of Distortion #7 $5.00

Sarah Says Goodnight by Fran Lee $5.00

Postcard Habitats by Jonathan Lowell $10.00

Meat for Wild Men by Manik Raj Nakra $10.00

Lost In Face $10.00

Why Is There Matter by Alexandra Janezic $20.00


Twilight Children #1 by Gilbert Hernandez $4.99

New comics from Ines Estrada! various prices.

Garden Girls by Jojo Sherrow $6.00

Cartoon Picayune #7 Chance by Josh Kramer $4.00

Life Is Beautiful vol 1.5 by David Alvarado $2.50

Mud Thief vol 1 by Lex Rocket $10.00

Sour Milk #2 $3.00

Hologram by Edwin S. $5.00

Canned by Sean Morgan $10.00

Adventures of Mr. Bear and Mannie by M. $1.00


750 Years In Paris by Vincent Mahe (Nobrow) $29.00

Tintin: Herge’s Masterpiece by Pierre Sterckx and translated by Michael Farr $50.00 – The definitive monograph on the art of Tintin. Drawing on the archives of the Hergé Museum in Brussels, this book looks at the evolution of Hergé’s artwork.

Poorly Drawn Lines: Good Ideas and Amazing Stories by Reza Farazmand $18.00

Arab of the Future: A Childhood in the Middle East 1978-1984 by Riad Sattouf $26.00

Peanuts: A Tribute to Charles M. Schulz $34.99 – Never-before seen art styles from Matt Groening, Jeffrey Brown, Raina Telgemeier and more.


Utopia Parkway: The Life and Work of Joseph Cornell by Deborah Solomon (Other Press) $19.95

OBEY: Covert to Overt: The Under/Overground Art of Shepard Fairey (Rizzoli) $50.00 – Food for thought: “Nothing says revolution like Andre the Giant.” – MC Lars…Just sayin’.

Great Showdowns: The Revenge by Scott Campbell $14.95

Living in the Chelsea Hotel by Linda Troeller (Schiffer) $34.99 – A photo book featuring the infamous hotel.


Wind Pinball: Two Novels by Haruki Murakami $25.95

Bats of the Republic: An Illuminated Novel by Zachary Thomas Dodson $27.95

Three Moments of an Explosion: Stories by China Mieville $27.00

Shadows of Carcosa: Tales of Cosmic Horror by Lovecraft, Chambers, Machen, Poe, and Other Masters of the Weird by various (New York Review of Books) $15.95 – Some of the most legendary landscapes of the cosmic horror genre.


Wittgenstein Jr by Lars Iyer $15.95

Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights: A Novel by Salman Rushdie $28.00

Dirty River: A Queer Femme Of Color Dreaming Her Way Home by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha (Arsenal Pulp) $18.95

Witch and Other Tales Re-Told by Jean Thompson $16.00

Songs Of a Dead Dreamer and Grimscribe by Thomas Ligotti $17.00

The Bloody Chamber: 75th-Anniversary Edition by Angela Carter $16.00 – Angela Carter was a storytelling sorceress, the literary godmother of Neil Gaiman, David Mitchell, Audrey Niffenegger, J. K. Rowling, Kelly Link, and other contemporary masters of supernatural fiction. In her masterpiece, The Bloody Chamber—which includes the story that is the basis of Neil Jordan’s 1984 movie The Company of Wolves—she spins subversively dark and sensual versions of familiar fairy tales and legends like “Little Red Riding Hood,” “Bluebeard,” “Puss in Boots,” and “Beauty and the Beast,” giving them exhilarating new life in a style steeped in the romantic trappings of the gothic tradition. Now featuring a new introduction by Kelly Link.

Fortune Smiles: Stories by Adam Johnson $27.00

Hoosier Hotbox by Daron Pearce $9.99

Pick a Plot vol 3 You Are a Kitten by Sherwin Tija (Conundrum) $19.95

The Case Against Satan by Ray Russell $15.00 – Before The Exorcist and Rosemary’s Baby, there was The Case Against Satan in 1962 about a demonically possessed teenage girl.

The Bus Driver Who Wanted To Be God & Other Stories by Etgar Keret $16.00

Perchance to Dream: Selected Stories Paperback by Charles Beaumont $16.00 – The profoundly original and wildly entertaining short stories of a legendary Twilight Zone writer, with a foreword by Ray Bradbury and an afterword by William Shatner.

Thug Notes: A Street-Smart Guide to Classic Literature by Sparky Sweets, PhD $14.95 – Hilarious plot breakdowns and masterful analyses of sixteen classics, including: To Kill a Mockingbird, Hamlet, The Catcher in the Rye and more! The series Thug Notes has been featured on BET, PBS, and NPR and has been used in hundreds of classrooms around the world.

Beginners: The Original Version of What We Talk About When We Talk About Love by Raymond Carver $15.00 – The original manuscript of Carver’s celebrated short-story collection of the same name which portray the gritty loves and lives of the American working class.

Rules for Werewolves by Kirk Lynn $26.95 – A funny and moving debut novel about dumpster-diving squatters working hard to make a utopia. But will they succeed if they still have to shoplift beer at the local Speedy Stop?

Press Start to Play by Daniel H. Wilson and John Joseph Adams $15.95 – From text-based adventures to first-person shooters, dungeon crawlers to horror games, these twenty-six stories play with our notion of what video games can be. Includes work from: Daniel H. Wilson, Charles Yu, T.C. Boyle, Cory Doctorow, Jessica Barber and more.


Dr. Mutter’s Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine by Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz $17.00 – Now in soft cover.

The Witch of Lime Street: Séance, Seduction, and Houdini in the Spirit World by David Jaher $28.00 – A textured account of the rivalry between Harry Houdini and the so-called Witch of Lime Street, whose iconic lives intersected at a time when science was on the verge of embracing the paranormal.


M Train by Patty Smith $25.00

Reckless: My Life as a Pretender by Chrissie Hynde $26.95

The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray: A Critical Appreciation of the World’s Finest Actor by Robert Schnakenberg $22.95

Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink by Elvis Costello $30.00


The Art of Language Invention: From Horse-Lords to Dark Elves, the Words Behind World-Building by David J. Peterson $17.00 – By the guy who wrote the languages for the HBO series Game of Thrones and the Syfy series Defiance.

This Is Shanghai: What It’s Like To Live In the World’s Most Populous City by Alexander Barrett (Microcosm) $7.95

I Think You’re Totally Wrong: A Quarrel by David Shields and Caleb Powell – A man and his former prof out in the woods debate Art vs life. Fun fact: James Franco made a movie about it.

Absolute Recoil: Towards A New Foundation of Dialectical Materialism by Slavoj Žižek$19.95 – New soft cover edition.

Trans: A Memoir by Juliet Jacques (Verso) $26.95

Edie: An American Girl by Jean Stein (Grove Press) $17.00 – When this book was first published in 1982 it quickly became an international best-seller and then took its place among the classic books about the 1960s. Edie Sedgwick exploded into the public eye like a comet. She seemed to have it all: she was aristocratic and glamorous, vivacious and young, Andy Warhol’s superstar. But within a few years she flared out as quickly as she had appeared, and before she turned twenty-nine she was dead from a drug overdose.

Gay Berlin: Birthplace of a Modern Identity by Robert Beachy $16.95 – In the half century before the Nazis rose to power, Berlin became the undisputed gay capital of the world. Activists and medical professionals made it a city of firsts—the first gay journal, the first homosexual rights organization, the first Institute for Sexual Science, the first sex reassignment surgeries—exploring and educating themselves and the rest of the world about new ways of understanding the human condition.

Black Flags: The Rise Of Isis by Joby Warrick $28.95

The Irresponsible Magician: Essays and Fictions by Rebekah Rutkoff (Semiotext(e)) $14.95



You Blew It: An Awkward Look At the Many Ways In Which You’ve Already Ruined Your Life by Josh Gondelman $14.00

Pop Sonnets: Shakespearean Spins on Your Favorite Songs $13.95


Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous by Gabriella Coleman (Verso) $19.95

The Death and Life of American Labor: Toward a New Workers’ Movement by Stanley Aronowitz (Verso) $19.95

An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States (ReVisioning American History) by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz (Beacon Press) $16.00 – New soft cover edition.


Our Bodies, Our Bikes by Elly Blue (Microcosm) $14.95

Hand-Lettering For Everyone: A Creative Workbook by Cristina Vanko $15.95

The Vampire Combat Field Guide – A Coloring and Activity Book for Fighting the Bloodthirsty Undead by Roger Ma $9.99

Animorphia: An Extreme Coloring and Search Challenge by Kerby Rosanes $12.99 – Welcome to the wild world of Extreme Coloring, with super-detailed animal images from artist Kerby Rosanes, known for his popular Sketchy Stories blog (see below!)


Speakeasy: 200 Underground Cocktails by Benny Roff (Hardie Grant) $19.95 – Speakeasy is a cocktail book that celebrates the exciting gin-soaked, gangster-frollicking prohibition era, with 200 cocktails for every taste. With cool 1920s-style illustrations throughout, and a perfect gift format, this is the one cocktail book to relive the heady golden days. The iconic Sidecar, White Lady, Clover Club and French 75 cocktails, among many others, were born in the dark, smoky, drinking dens of the era – Speakeasy will inspire you to recreate chic classic cocktails at home in style.

Long Story Short: The Only Storytelling Guide You’ll Ever Need by Margot Leitman $19.95

The Twinkies Cookbook, Twinkies 85th Anniversary Edition: A New Sweet and Savory Recipe Collection from America’s Most Iconic Snack Cake by Hostess $12.99 – Fortify yourself by preserving your body into the next millenium with such recipes as: Twinkie-filled chicken and waffles, Twinkie Wedding Cake, Twinkie Lasagna, Twinkie Corndogs, Chicken-Raspberry Twinkie Salad, Twinkie Sushi and more.

The Cannabis Manifesto: A New Paradigm for Wellness by Steve DeAngelo (North Atlantic) $18.95


NSA DFM NSADFM NSA/DFM No Strings Attached Disease Free Male Raw Paw by Xavier Schipani $10.00


Flaunt #142 The Elixir Issue $15.95

Little White Lies #61 Truth and Movies $12.99

Print vol 69 # 4 Fall 15 the Text Issue $12.95

Wire #380 Oct 15 $9.99

Four Two Nine #6 $12.99

Raw Paw vol 6 $25.00


My Own Words Float Back to Me Like Cities I’ve Visited Coded Landmarks to Recall a Melody: New Poems by Daviel Shy $2.00

Archives vol 2 Hunger & vol 3 Sacrament $3.50 each

All Slither by Paula Mendoza $10.00

Birds And Flowers by John Herndon $10.00


Awake Beautiful Child by Amy Krouse Rosenthal illustrated by Gracia Lam (McSweeneys) $17.95

Marguerite’s Christmas by India Desjardis (Enchanted Lion) $19.95

The Omnivore’s Dilemma Young Reader’s Edition the Secrets by Michael Pollan $9.99

Pablo and Jane and the Hot Air Contraption by Jose Domingo (Flying Eye) $19.95


Chicago: A Love Story Print Poster by Johnny Sampson $30.00 – We had this poster hanging for yucks and didn’t actually sell it, because we only had one copy. But people wanted to buy it! So finally we some to sell you! Come’n’geddit!

Scarface Adult Mad Libs $4.99 – Say hello to my little Mad Libs!

Edward Scissorhands Mad Libs $3.99

New Stuff This Week

2016 Slingshot planners are here!!! #quimbys

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Slingshot 2016 Planners! Small Pocket Size $6.00 / Large $12.00


X-Ray Vision $5.00

New Romantics – A Taylor Swift Fanzine No Apologies No Regrets $3.00

Sensitive Artist – A Don Draper Coloring Book $6.00

Zasshi #6 Apr 15 by Jenn Endless $3.00

Palestine in America #1 $10.00

Sub/Verse #2 $5.00

Driftwood Magazine #1 Sum 15 $14.00

Scrolls of Legendary #1 $3.00


Big Pussy by Gina Wynbrandt (2d Cloud) $5.00

I Think Im Special by R. Burns $3.00

Conditions on the Ground #12 Oct Chatmaster & Conditions on the Ground #13 Nov Babyheart Hold On by Kevin Hooyman $5.00 each


Ice Cream Work by Naoshi (Overcup Press) $14.99

Extra Good Stuff: This is My Life’s Work by Dennis P. Eichhorn (Last Gasp) $10.00 – Rest in peace, good man.

WALKING DEAD COMPENDIUM TP VOL 3 by Kirkman and friends $59.99

Upside Down: A Hat Full of Spells by Jess Smart Smiley (Top Shelf) $14.99

Ruins by Peter Kuper (Self Made Hero) $29.95

LUMBERJANES TPB vols 1 and 2 $14.99 each

Injection TPB vol 1 by Warren Ellis & friends $9.99

Jupiters Circle TPB book 1 by Mark Millar & friends $9.99

Human Body Theater: A Nonfiction Revue by Maris Wicks (First Second) $14.99


KING OF THE KUSTOMIZERS: THE ART OF GEORGE BARRIS by Brett Barris & Douglas Nason (Last Gasp) $75.00 – Barris’ contributions to American car culture include creating some of the best known cars of the 20th Century, like the original TV Batmobile and Munsters Koach, as well as made-to-order vehicles for movies, TV, corporate sponsors and the private use of the rich and famous.

Diary: How To Improve the World (You Will Only Make Matters Worse) by John Cage $32.00

Joseph Cornell: Wanderlust by Sarah Lea, Lynda Hartigan, Jasper Sharp (ABrams) $55.00

My Little Pony: The Art Of Equestria by Mary Jane begin (Abrams) $29.95

Paper Monsters: 20 Easy to Make Scary Freaks Just Punch Out Fold Up and EEEEEK! by various $14.95

Temple of Art by Allan Amato (Baby Tattoo) $50.00 – Documents a two-year art and photography project; a unique collaboration between over 50 great artists and photographer/director Allan Amato that includes original work incorporating multiple modalities and disciplines. Contributors include: Allan Amato, Adnohia, Barron Storey, Bill Sienkiewicz, Brian Thies, Christiane Shillito, Christine Wu, Coop, Dadushin, Danni Shinya Luo, Dave McKean, David Stoupakis, David Mack, Denys Cowan, Dongyun Lee, Dorian Iten, Gail Potocki, Grant Morrison and more.

Wheel & Deal – Carts on Wheels (Basheer Graphic Books) $39.95 – This book tours the broad range of mobile establishments roaming the world’s roads, parks, and greenways.


Two Robin Bougie explosions (heh heh) from FAB Press:


Cinema Sewer vol 5 by Robin Bougie $24.95

Spinegrinder: Movies Most Critics Won’t Write About by Clive Davies $41.95


Juventud by Vanessa Blakeslee $15.95

Man Who Spoke Snakish by Andrus Kivirahk (Black Cat) $16.00

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews $9.95

Daydreams of Angels: Stories by Heather O’Neill $26.00

Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits: A Novel by David Wong $26.99


Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls by Jes Baker (Seal Press) $16.00

The Creeping Garden: Irrational Encounters with Plasmodial Slime Moulds by Jasper Sharp and Tim Grabham (Alchimia) $24.95


Death Log by James Romenesko $7.95 – A police reporters collection of coroners reports on some of the most unusual deaths ever. Indeed, there is one that reports death by putting a vibrator in the wrong hole. Ouch!

Ghosts: A Natural History: 500 Years Of Searching For Proof by Roger Clarke $16.99


Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex by Eric A. Stanley (AK Press) $20.00


Comedians: Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels and the History Of American Comedy by Kliph Nesteroff (Grove Press) $28.00

The Devil’s Financial Dictionary by Jason Zweig (Public Affairs) $19.99 – Your survival guide to the Hades of Wall Street, this book skewers the plutocrats and bureaucrats who gave us exploding mortgages, freakish risks, and banks too big to fail. And it distills the complexities, absurdities, and pomposities of Wall Street into plain truths and aphorisms anyone can understand.


Tom Tom Magazine #23 Fall 15 Banned $6.00

Juxtapoz #178 Nov 15 $6.99

Skin and Ink Jan 16 #160 $8.99


Cinema Retro vol 11 #33 $11.99

2600 the Hacker Quarterly vol 32 #3 Fall 15 $6.95

ArtForum Oct 15 vol 54 #2 $10.00

Dissent Fall 15 $10.00

Gentlewoman #12 Fall Win 15 $15.99


Midwestern Gothic #19 Fall 15 $12.00

Chicago Review vol 59 #3 Sum Fall 15 $12.00

The Literary Review vol 58 #3 Sum 15 Street Cred $10.00


Mistress Pussycat: Adventures with Submissive Men in the World of Femdom by Joyce Snyder (Headpress) $19.95


Bags with beautiful colors! Boxes of various sizes with snarky quips! Socks with swears! You know you want to see ’em.

New Stuff This Week


Jeremy Tinder stopped in with his new creation…And oh yeah, a new comic called Heat Escapes. #quimbys #QuimbysBookstore

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Heat Escapes by Jeremy Tinder (Horror House Books) $5.00


Never Forget Spiderweb Salon $4.00

Tender Bonbons In Celebration of Gertrude Steins Tender Buttons by Elizabeth Harper $3.00

Serio Zine Chicago 2015 Mexican American Identity and the Chicano Chicana Movement $5.00

Comics & Minis

Mare Cognitum by Dave Kelly $4.00

Tales of the Night Watchman vol 1 #4 Long Fall Part 4 Dwellers of Big Bogie 2 $5.00

SANDMAN OVERTURE #6 Nov 15 by Neil Gaiman & friends $3.99

Cosmographer by Joe Kuth $3.00

Cool Cat Blue TM Random Facts by Matthew Walker $7.00

Reagan Punx God Save the Queen Punks $3.00

Cold Beef Comics $3.00

Endless Filth 28 Big Pgs of Crude Comics and Weird Art $8.00

Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks

BEST AMERICAN COMICS HC 2015 ed. by Bill Kartalopoulos & Jonathan Lethem $25.00 – Featuring Gabrielle Bell, Mat Brinkman, Roz Chast, Anya Davidson, Eleanor Davis, Jules Feiffer, Blaise Larmee, Raymond Pettibon, Ed Piskor, Joe Sacco, Esther Pearl Watson, and others. Don’t miss the Chicago release event for this book here at Quimby’s on 10/16 with Bill Kartalopoulos, Gina Wynbrandt and Anya Davidson!

Futchi Perf by Kevin Czap $15.00

Quit Your Job and Other Stories by James Kochalka (Alterna Comics) $19.95 – On his way to work at the Chinese restaurant, Magic Boy discovers an enchanted ring and determines to make an expedition to the North Pole. He only gets as far as the coffee shop on the next block, but his world is forever changed in the short journey. With a foreward by Bone’s Jeff Smith.

Houses Of the Holy by Caitlin Skaalrud (Uncivilized) $21.95

Plans We Made Simon Moreton (Uncivilized) $19.95

Long Red Hair: A Graphic Memoir by Meags Fitzgerald (Conundrum) $17.00

Secret Coders by Mike Holmes (First Sec) $9.99

Art & Design Books

The Art of Horror: An Illustrated History ed by Stephen Jones (Applause Publishing) $40.00

Mural XXL by Claudia Walde $40.00


Mermaids in Paradise by Lydia Millet $15.95

Resentment: A Comedy by Gary Indiana (Semiotext[e]) $15.95

Pirelli: Tyler’s Story by Loyd B. Stafford Jr. $23.95

Music Books

Massive Pissed Love: Nonfiction 2001-2014 by Richard Hell (Soft Skull Press) $18.95 – Ruminations on art, literature, and music from punk icon Richard Hell (Television, the Heartbreakers, and The Voidoids).

61 Highways Revisited: The Albums Of Bob Dylan by Bob Shiel $12.95

Don’t Suck, Don’t Die: Giving Up Vic Chesnutt by by Kristin Hersh (U of TX Press) $22.95 – A quadriplegic who could play only simple chords on his guitar, Chesnutt recorded seventeen critically acclaimed albums before his death in 2009. Everybody from Madonna to Fugazi have covered his songs. Kristin Hersh from Throwing Muses writes about being friends with him.

Outer Limits Books

Walking Among Us: The Alien Plan to Control Humanity by David M. Jacobs (Disinfo) $21.95

Forgotten Origins: Rescuing Order from Chaos by J. Douglas Kenyon (Atlantis Rising) $16.95 – Culled from the pages of Atlantis Rising® magazine this collection of 34 concise and well-illustrated articles featuring alien giants, Atlantis, extraterrestrial life and more.

HP Lovecraft and the Black Magickal Tradition: The Master of Horrors Influence on Modern Occultism by John L. Steadman (Weiser) $22.95

Sex Guides & Culture

Coming Out Like a Porn Star: Essays On Pornography, Protection and Privacy by Jiz Lee (Three L Media) $16.95 – Porn performers share their “coming out” to the people in their lives. Essays by Joanna Angel, Annie Sprinkle, Betty Blac and more.

The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched A Revolution by Jonathan Eig $16.95


AdBusters #122 vol 23 #6 Nov Dec 15 Here Comes the Fuck it All Generation $12.95

Hi Fructose #37 New Contemporary Art Magazine $7.95

Monocle vol 9 #87 Oct 15 Style Directory 02 $12.00

Uppercase #27 $18.00

Kids Books

This Bridge Will Not Be Gray by Dave Eggers, illustrated by Tucker Nichols (McSweeneys) $19.95

New Stuff This Week

Today is Wicker Park & West Town Lit Day! Free only at Quimby’s: Chicago Food mini!


Multiple new zines from Jolie Ruin!

Teen Art I Have Stolen by Katie Bush $9.00

I Am Red Lexus by Anthony Weiss $3.00

Big Heart Small Brain by Nicholas Cade $5.00

Psycho Moto Zine #25 Antagonist Piece no 368 Dwellings by Ethan H. Minsker $1.00

So Tonight that I Might See: An Imaginary Pep Talk with Hope Sandoval by Rosie Accola $3.00

Blockletter #1 by Kelcey Towell $5.00

After the War A History by Dagwood Engleberg $3.00

Remnant of the Former Ocean $3.00

Five Acts for a Shade in Winter by Lulubell Pentunia $3.00

By the Reason of Numbers An Ordering of Chance by Zorensen Leverthal $3.00

Comics & Minis

Silent Show #1 by Adam Lichi $5.00

Lost Cats Part 1 by Megan Stanton $5.00

Romeo and Juliet and Guns #1 $4.99

Wendy Project #1 $4.99

Widdie Diddee $5.00

Rocket Suit $1.00

Squaby #2 The Starqueen of Sexy The Dense Issue by Elizabeth Kordeluk $5.00
Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks

Killing and Dying by Adrian Tomine (D&Q) $22.95

2 Theo Ellsworth titles!: Understanding Monster Book 3 $21.95 & Capacity $24.95

Lose #7 by Michael DeForge (Koyama Press) $10.00

Castro: A Graphic Novel by Reinhard Kleist (Arsenal Pulp) $22.95

Goodbye Little Pointy Teeth Cartoon Stories by Brian Moore $12.00

Beef With Tomato by Dead Haspiel (Hang Dai Editions) $14.99

Snapshots of a Girl by Beldan Sexen (Arsenal Pulp Press) $17.95

Battling Boy Fall of the House of West by Paul Pope $9.99

Sky In Stereo by Mardou (Revival House Press) $17.95

Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell $19.99

Fable Comics: Amazing Cartoonists Take on Classic Fables from Aesop and Beyond (First Second) $19.99

Schmuck by Seth Kushner (Hang Dai Editions) $19.95

Palefire by MK Reed and Farel Dalrymple (Secret Acres) $11.95

Black Rat by Cole Closser (Koyama) $15.00

Dressing by Michael DeForge (Koyama) $19.95

Art & Design Books

Art of the Contemporary Doll by Sanfra Korinchak (Schiffer) $29.99

Zona Urbana by Justin Clifford Rhody $25.00

Marvel and A Wonder by Joe Meno (Akashic) $15.95

Well-Dressed Wound by Derek McCormack (Semiotext[e]) $12.95

Free Brontosaurus by David Berkeley (Rare Bird Books) $19.95

Loosed Upon the World: The Saga Anthology Of Climate Fiction $16.99

Fake Fruit Factory: A Novel by Patrick Wensink (Curbside Splendor) $16.95

Shock Treatment by Karen Finley (City Lights Books) $15.95

Rochester Knockings: A Novel of the Fox Sisters by Hubert Haddad (Open Letter) $16.95

Tale of the Teller of Tales: A Novel by Joshua Landsman $9.95

Politics & Revolution Books

Isis Apocalypse the History, Strategy and Doomsday Vision Of the Islamic State by William McCants $26.99

Feminist Utopia: Project Fifty-Seven Visions Of a Wildly Better Future by Alexandra Brodsky (Feminist Press) $19.95

Socialism Seriously: A Brief Guide to Human Liberation by Danny Katch (Haymarket Books) $16.95

And Then I Danced: Traveling the Road to LGBT Equality by Mark Segal (Akashic) $16.95

Making Sense of Anarchism: Errico Malatesta’s Experiments with Revolution, 1889-1900 by Davide Turcato (AK Press) $17.00

Smoke Gets In Your Eyes and Other Lessons From the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty $15.95 – Now in soft cover.


Man The Fuck Up $14.99

Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things by Jenny Lawson $26.99
Music & Film Books

2 Greil Marcus titles! Real Life Rock $35.00 (collects his Real Life Rock Top 10 column from the The Believer and other places) $35.00

How Star Wars Conquered the Universe: The Past, Present, and Future of a Multibillion Dollar Franchise by Chris Taylor $16.99

Ladyscaping: A Girl’s Guide to Personal Topiary Hardcover by Caroline Selmes (BIS Publishers) $14.95

Meat #18 $20.00

Mojo #263 Oct 15 Patti Smith $10.50

Bust Oct Nov 15 vol 95 $5.99

Maximumrocknroll #389 Oct 15 Max Rock $4.99

Razorcake #88 $4.00

Cultured Fall 15 $12.00

Fuel #20 Magazine $14.95

VMan #34 Fall Win 15 $6.95

True Crime Sp 15 $9.99

In These Times Oct 15 – This issue: pregnant behind bars $3.50

Rethinking Schools vol 30 #1 Fall 15 $5.95

Nostalgia Digest Fall 15 Frank Sinatra $4.50

Skeptic vol 20 #3 15 $6.95

High Times Best of #78 15 Special Collectors Guide Guide to Great Buds $6.99

Film Comment Sep Oct 15 vol 51 #5 A Cut Above $5.95

Bomb #133 Fall 15 $10.00

Tattoo Life #96 $9.99

Witches Almanac #35 Spr 16 17 Air the Breath of Life $12.95

Cannabis Now #16 Dabbing 101 the Green Revolution $7.99

American Atheist 3rd Quarter 15 Boy Scout Ban on Atheists $4.95

Horror Hound #55 Sep Oct 15 Guillermo del Toro $6.99

Laphams Quarterly vol 8 #4 Fall 15 Fashion $17.00

Shindig #49 $12.99

Dear Dave Magazine #20 $15.00

Chap Books & Lit Journals

The First Line vol 17 #3 Fall 15 $4.00 – This issue all the pieces start with the line, “The old neighborhood was nearly unrecognizable.”

In Spite by Emily Hutchings $4.00

I Didn’t Love You But I Could Have $5.00

The Paris Review #214 $20.00

Other Stuff

New planners by Little Otsu!

Silly air fresheners! $3.50

Box of Super Awesome Birthday Mini Decorations $7.50

More Field Notes!! Most $9.95

Oh good god. The holiday season is here now:
Krampus Scarf $18.95
Introvert Christmas Ornament $14.95

New Stuff This Week

Cheap poster sale at #quimbys! Many prints $5! #QuimbysBookstore

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Quimby’s Cheap Poster Sale! Many prints and posters $5.00!


Kiernan Dunn zines that all look awesome:
YOBO: You Only Butch Once Queer Reactions to Gender Presentation,
Joy of Missing Out: A Self Care Zine To Reduce FOMO
They Call Him Spooky: X-Files Fan Zine
We Are Not Alone: A Collection of Extraterrestrials by Kiernan Dunn $16.00
…and more!

Mountains Sound Like $2.50

Oh the Places Youll Float Oregon Part 1 by Jillian Barthold $4.00

Mug Shot: A Coloring Book $5.00

Blood on the Floor by Nolan Hirsley $20.00

Cards of Ingratitude by Jay Krevens $12.00

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