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Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys. by VIV Albertine $27.99 - Memoir from the lead guitarist and songwriter from The Slits.

New memoirish DIY book How Not to Write thingy from Lisa "Suckdog" "Rollerderby" Carver. #QuimbysBookstore #book #LisaCarver

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How Not to Write by Lisa Carver $15.95


The Pitchfork Review #4 Fall 14

Not to be confused with things about the band THE FALL ON Pitchfork.



Significant Others Guide to Interacting with the Disabled by William Takahashi $10.00
LTLE Letters to the Editor by Katherine Riley $2.00
Tokyo Records #1 $1.00 - A frequent Quimby's shopper and music fan went to Tokyo and documented his experience with his experience buying records.
El Aleph Magazine vol 1 $20.00
Here It Is My Beautiful Fucking Heart by Jon Michael Frank $15.00
Emem in between two objects touching $5.00
Biff Boff Bam Sock #4 Nuptial Edition by Anna Jo Beck $3.00
SeXXX Files #2 by Elizabeth Tieri $6.00
Wild Pumpkin Patch by The Back to Print Creatives $20.00
Jelly Legs #1 by Kristy Black $4.00
Just Make Pictures Zine #5 Smoking in Public by Michael Jarecki $4.00
Chicago-based Temporary Services collective/publisher/troublemakers are doing this kind of residency/kind of exhibition where they put out like amillion zines in a short span of time and show it off at the SAIC. Here are a few new publications from them: Chiraq & Its Meaning(s) by Project NIA (Temporary Servies) $5.00, Leftover Rightunder 2 by Wes Janz $6.00, Due Time $5.00

Comics & Minis
Love Particle Three Stories by Sam Sharpe $5.00 - Includes the stories Love Paritcle (was in a CAKE Anthology), End of Action (from the Hic and Hoc Illustrated Journal of Humor vol 1) and Less Than Three.
Labyrinthectomy Luncheonette by Chris Cilla (Revival House) $4.99
Laskimooses #20 Päivän tuoksuvalla hetkellä $7.00
Hoody #2 Bandit and the Zomby Horde by Joel Maxime Jr. $15.00
Panthor #1 $9.00
Sexy Babes over Sexty Nine by Aaron Manczyk $2.25
Fuck the Already Alienated Author One Full Year by R. Burns $2.00
Ten Minicomics vol 2 by Alex Nall $5.00

Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks
Cochlea and Eustachia by Hans Rickheit (Fantagraphics) $19.99
Vapor by Max (Fantagraphics) $24.99
Big Oldie: A Collection of Comic Zines by Rick V $8.00
Mind Mgmt vol 4 The Magician by Matt Kindt (Dark Horse) $19.99
Saga Book 1 by Brian K. Vaughan, Fiona Staples and friends (Image) $49.99 - Fancy hardcover collecting the first three trade paperbacks (issues #1-18).
Runaways: The Complete Collection vol 2 by Brian K. Vaughan & friends (Marvel) $34.99
Fairest in All the Land by Bll Willingham (Vertigo) $14.99
Incal by Moebius and Alejandro Jodorowsky (Humanoids) $44.95

Beautiful You by Chuck Palahniuk $25.95 - How much sex is too much sex? Isn't that like, every Chuck Palahniuk book? Like how much (fill in the blank) is too much (fill in the blank)? -LM
Normal Ave by Alex Bonner $18.50

That's Not Funny, That's Sick: The National Lampoon and the Comedy Insurgents Who Captured the Mainstream by Ellin Stein $16.95 - Now in soft cover.

Essays & One Other Slightly Unclassifiable Book
Best American Nonrequired Reading 2014 ed. by Daniel Handler and Lemony Snicket $14.95
Unspeakable and Other Subjects of Discussion by Meghan Daum $26.00

Film & TV Books
Yes Please by Amy Poehler $28.99 - Would be a sort of appropriate mainstreamy companion to the aforementioned Lisa Carver How Not to Write book above. Haikus, lists, memoir-y stuff, instructions. Plus, for those of us who get Google updates for "Celebrity Memoirs," the internet seems to be all up in arms because she did (GASP) ecstacy. Well I never! -LM

Politics & Revolution
Writers Block #1 Voices of Women Inside by Anotonio Garcia (Beyondmedia Education) $10.00 - From Beyondmedia's Women and Prison project, a 36-page zine compilation of "deeply personal narratives, visceral creative writing and provocative scholarly essays" about the lives and thoughts of incarcerated women and their families. Includes Marilyn Buck's "Prison Life: A Day," a detailed and intense account of prison from wakeup count to lights out.-GS
Our America: A Hispanic History of the United States by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto $16.95

Tape Op #104 Nov Dec 14 $4.95
Bust Dec 14 Jan 15 vol 90 $5.99
Bite Me Magazine #2 The Hair Issue $20.00
Razorcake #83 Black Rainbow $4.00
Kinfolk vol 14 Winter Issue $18.00
Cabinet #54 Sum 14 Accident $12.00
Dwell Dec 14 $7.50
True Crime Nov 14 $8.99
Murder Most Foul #94 $9.99
Make vol 42 $9.99
Lula #19  $17.99
Lagom #1 $19.95
Paper Magazine Win 14 vol 31 #3 $10.00 - Yeah yeah it's the one with the cover that everyone wants.
Internationalist #38 Oct Nov 14 $.50
Harpers Magazine Dec 14 $6.99
Tattoo Collection #65 $7.75

Lit Journals
Nimrod International Journal vol 58 #1 Awards 36 $11.00
Parody vol 3 #2 $5.00

Childrens Books
Anna and Froga: Thrills Spills and Gooseberries by Anouk Ricard (DQ/Enfant) $14.95
Books by MC McNellis: Ant Adaption, Ibex Idiom, Anteater Analogy, Kiwi Simile $12.00 each

Other Stuff
Field Notes Ambition Edition $9.95 - 25th quarterly COLORS edition: embossed, gilded edges and includes 3-Pack of datebook, ledger, and memo.


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New Stuff This Week

Understanding Monster Book 2 by Theo Ellsworth (Secret Acres) $21.95 - Continuing where Book One left off, Book Two follows Pharoah Tellitome, Inspector Gimble, Turtletree, Master Sponko and Minnow on their collective quest to awaken Izadore and re-establish his identity and memory. Zines Celebrity Acrostic Poems #1 by Matt Walsh $2.00 How 2 Survive High School by Rosie Accola $2.00 Adita #23 Fifteen Faces by Bradley Adita $1.00 Comics & Minis Volksmode 2014 by Anne Elizabeth …

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Syllabus: Notes From an Accidental Professor by Lynda Barry (D&Q) $19.95 - Lynda Barry runs a highly popular writing workshop for nonwriters called Writing the Unthinkable. Syllabus is the first book to make her innovative lesson plans and writing exercises available to the public for home or classroom use. Barry teaches a method of writing that focuses on the relationship between the hand, the brain, and spontaneous images, both written and visual. It has been embraced by people across …

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The veil is lowest today. #QuimbysBookstore is open til 10. And we have leftover candy. A photo posted by Quimbys Bookstore (@quimbysbookstore) on Nov 11, 2014 at 10:58am PDT   Zines My Aim Is True #10 by Carrie Colpitts $2.00 Zit 2012 Amazing True Tales Living with Danger by Lindsey Evans and Alicia Obermeyer $1.00 Gluekit Made Photographs by Gluekit $10.00 Day Trips #3 by Grace Tran $3.00 Abstract Door #4 by Vicky Lim $3.00 Drop Target #6 by Alec Longstreth, Jon …

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Art Schooled by Jamie Coe (Nobrow) $22.95 - Daniel Stope is a small-town guy who dreams of becoming an artist. His enrollment at art school and consequent move to the city opens up a world of exciting possibiles. Unsurprisingly, Daniel struggles with his newfound independence – the difficulties of dating and making new friends in the big smoke. Jamie Coe delivers his first full length graphic novel; an observational narrative on his own experience at art school. Coe critiques the extremes …

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