The Morbid Anatomy Anthology by Joanna Ebenstein & Colin Dickey (Morbid Anatomy Press) $30.00 - 28 lavishly illustrated essays about the intersections of the history of anatomy and medicine as well as death and the macabre. Topics include the catacombs of Palermo, books bound in human skin, …
Touch and Go: The Complete Hardcore Punk Zine '79-'83
Published by Bazillion Points
If ever you needed a collected volume of zines, this may be it. Rough and wild midwest punk rock reporting and tons of tons of record reviews, Touch and Go the zine was opinionated, irreverent, and balls-to-the-walls funny. Bazillion Points has really gone berzerker lately too, churning out some of the sickest most creative and in-depth volumes of hardcore, punk and metal scene archiving I've ever seen. Touch and Go binds together all 22 issues and peppers it with essays a bit of commentary and notation. Bawdy and engaging, I can't take my eyes off it, but it's so jam-packed I have no doubt it'll take me a year or two to read everything. -EF
542p, b&w, 8.5"x11"