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Can’t get enough of this insane new book we just got in yesterday: American Advertising Cookbooks: How Corporations Taught Us To Love Bananas, Spam®, and Jell-O® by Christina Ward (Process) $22.95 - Loaded with full-color images, Ward pulls recipes and images from her vast collection of cookbooks and a wide swath of historical advertisements to show the influence of corporations on our food trends. Though easy to mock, once you learn the true history, you will never look at Jell-O the same way again! Don't miss Christina Ward here at Quimby's to DISH about this crazy book (and serve Kraut Kake!) on Friday, March 1st at 7pm. More info at quimbys.com #AmericanAdvertisingCookbooks #Process #FeralHouse #ChristinaWard #storeevent #food #GrossFoodAdvertising #PimentoJelloWTF #AreYouReallyGonnaEatThat #SPAMSPAMSPAM #Quimbys #QuimbysBookstore #QuimbysBookstoreChicago

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American Advertising Cookbooks: How Corporations Taught Us To Love Bananas, Spam®, and Jell-O® by Christina Ward (Process) $22.95 - Loaded with full-color images, Ward pulls recipes and images from her vast collection of cookbooks and a wide swath of historical advertisements to show the influence of corporations on our food trends. Though easy to mock, once you learn the true history, you will never look at Jell-O the same way again! Don't miss Christina Ward here at Quimby's to DISH about this crazy book (and serve Kraut Kake!) on Friday, March 1st!

Zines

Woke Parenting #2-#4 by Faith G. Harper $5 each

Proud to be Retarded #2 Autistic Pride In a Neurophobic World: The Suicide Issue by Joe Biel & friends $5

Understanding and Surviving Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - A Real Story by Marie Kube $9

Chain Reaction by J Gattis $2

Comics & Minis

That Night by Tony Breed $6

Lover by Huunly $5

Infinite Wheat Paste #7 by Pidge $5

Nothing Matters by J Bladder $4

Linus Shrub Is a Regular Guy $3

Underworld Adventure #0 Treasure Vault of Mago the Magnificent $5

Graphic Novels

Hobo Mom by Charles Forsman & Max De Radiguès (Fantagraphics) $14.99

Have Fun Leave Me Out of It - Muddlers Beat vol 2 by Tony Breed $12

Baby Let's Cruise by Jasjyot Singh Hans $20

The Sea by Rikke Villadsen (Fantagraphics) $19.99

Art & Design

Japanese Tattoos: Meanings, Shapes and Motifs by Yori Moriarty (Promopress) $29.95

Politics, Revolution & Current Events Books

Keywords: The New Language of Capitalism by John Patrick Leary (Haymarket) $16

How Democracies Die by Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt $15

Marxists in the Face of Fascism: Writings by Marxists on Fascism from the Inter-War Period edited by David Beetham (Haymarket) $21.95

Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff $18 - New soft cover edition includes new afterword.

Essays

Womanish: A Grown Black Woman Speaks on Love and Life by Kim McLarin $16.95

Music Books

Metaphysical Graffiti: Rock 'n' Roll and the Meaning of Life by Seth Kaufman (OR Books) $17.95

Local Interest

Dugan's Bistro and the Legend of the Bearded Lady by Owen Keehnen $17

Fiction

Welcome to Dystopia: 45 Visions of What Lies Ahead edited by Gordon Van Gelder (OR Books) $18.95 - Brutality, infrastructure collapse, daily threats of war: 45 writers of speculative fiction share their visions of what's to come.

Big Bang by David Bowman $32

Hark by Sam Lipsyte $27

Phone by Will Self $18

The Afterlives by Thomas Pierce $16

McGlue: A Novella by Ottessa Moshfegh $15

Outer Limits

Reimagining Death: Stories and Practical Wisdom for Home Funerals and Green Burials by Lucinda Herring $21.95

Magazines

The Baffler #43 $14

Maximumrocknroll #428 and #427 $4.99 (Yes, both issues in one)

Make Muse #1 $16.50

Tattoo Energy #116 $9.99

Shindig #86 $13.99

Zoetrope All Story Win 2019 $10 - Guest Editor David Lynch

Poetry & Chap Books

Duppies by D.S. Marriott (AK Press/Commune Editions) $18

Hearingaid by Jon Dambacher $10

Lover by JLK $16

The Last Line #5 Winter 2018 $3

The First Line vol 20 #4 Winter 2018 $4

Sexxxy

Math Magazine #6 $18

Elska #21 Seoul Korea $18.50

Other Stuff

Furrawn Day Planner 2019 $20

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