Monthly Archive for April, 2020

New Stuff This Week


Clearly there is a need for vaporwave pierogi zines. Our Qustomized Quimby’s Quarantine Zine Package (tell us what you like, pay $25+ postage, we send you zines) provides us a lot of details about our awesome customers.

See something you like but there’s no web link? It’s because we didn’t put it on our website. But you can always order it and we’ll ship it to you or provide curbside pickup. Call us at 773-342-0910 (M-F 11-5) or email at info(at)quimbys(dot)com.


Women In Print #4 by Jennifer Trontz $8

Comics & Minis

Rimeski Comics #4 $3

Boney Toe For All the Marbles Part 1 by Gabriel Garcia $6

Lost Lip Balm by Gabriel Garcia $5

Music Books

Genesis Breyer P-Orridge: Sacred Intent: Conversations with Carl Abrahamsson 1986-2019 (Trapart Books) $30


Cat Person and Other Stories by Kristen Roupenian $16

Local Interest

Never a Lovely So Real: The Life and Work of Nelson Algren by Colin Asher $21.95


Soaked vols 1-3 by E. Aaron Ross (Mechanical Soft Press) $20 each

Other Stuff

100 Writing and Crafting Papers of Mushrooms (PIE International) $29.95

BACK IN STOCK! The Zine Game Deck by Billy McCall $16


Quimby’s Bookstore April Newsletter Now Available

New Stuff For Quarantine Reading


Qustomized Quimbys Quarantine Zine Package $25 – You pay us $25 + postage and tell us what kinds of things you like. We curate it for you and send you a surprise!

We’re still closed to the public but we continue to offer mail order and curbside pickup Mon-Fri til 5pm.


Brainscan #34 A Dabbler’s Week of DIY Witchery by Alex Wrekk $4

NXOEED #1 $4

The Match #120 by Fred Woodworth $3

Punks Around #10 Zine About Zines by Alex Herbert $4

Proof I Exist #31 March 2020 No Spectators, No Shoes by Billy $1


Two Johnny Misfit zines: 2010-2019 Movie Watchlist, 2019 Movie Watchlist, both $2 each

Epsilon Interim #1 EI#1 by Fin Sorrel $5

Comics & Minis

Bubbles #6 Independent Fanzine About Comics and Manga $6

Broken Glass Zine by Allie Trigoso $5

Graphic Novels

The Machine Never Blinks: A Graphic History of Spying and Surveillance by Ivan Greenberg, illustrated by Joe Canlas & Everett Patterson (Fantagraphics) $22.99

Rough Pearl by Kevin Mutch (Fantagraphics) $22.99

I Think He’s Crazy: The Comics of B.K. Taylor – Ripped From the Pages of National Lampoon by B.K.Taylor (Fantagraphics) $22.99

Not a Place to Visit by T. Edward Bak (Floating World) $12

This Is Serious: Canadian Indie Comics edited by by Joe Ollmann & Alana Traficante (Conundrum) $25

Face of Struggle: An Allegory Without Words by Seth Tobocman (AK Press) $16

Tinderella by MS Harkness (Uncivilized) $14.95

Art Books

Acid Vomit! The Art of Sean Äaberg by Sean Äaberg (Gingko Press) $40

Cockettes: Acid Drag & Sexual Anarchy, 1969-1972 by Fayette Hauser (Process Books) $42.95

The Art of Cuphead by Studio MDHR $39.99

Politics, Revolution, History

Burn It Down! Feminist Manifestos For the Revolution by Breanne Fahs $29.95

Eclipse of Dreams: The Undocumented-Led Struggle for Freedom by Claudia Muñoz & more (AK Press) $16

Cybernetic Hypothesis by Tiqqun (Semiotexte) $13.95

Direct Action in Montevideo: Uruguayan Anarchism, 1927–1937 by Fernando O’Neill Cuesta (AK Press) $22

Deciding For Ourselves: The Promise of Direct Democracy edited by Cindy Milstein (AK Press) $19

An American Summer: Love and Death in Chicago by Alex Kotlowitz $16.95

Choice Words: Writers on Abortion edited by Annie Finch (Haymarket) $28.95

Against Creativity by Oli Mould $16.95

Mayhem & Outer Limits

Tramp’s Philosophy: Sagacious Twaddle, and Occasional Insight by One with Erudition and Experience in Peregrination by Bart Kennedy (Feral House) $19.95

Hidden History: Ancient Aliens and the Suppressed Origins of Civilization Book by William Willis (Visible Ink) $19.95

Ancient Egyptian Magic: A Hands On Guide by Christina Riggs $24.95

The Wikipedia Encyclopedia of Serial Killers: An A to Z Guide to History’s Most Heinous Monsters $16.99


The Narcissism of Small Differences by Michael Zadoorian (Akashic) $16.95

Figure It Out: Essays by Wayne Koestenbaum (Soft Skull) $16.95

Midwest Futures by Phil Christman (Belt Publishing) $26

Wow, No Thank You.: Essays by Samantha Irby $15.95


Home Baked: My Mom, Marijuana, and the Stoning of San Francisco by Alia Volz $27

High Magick: A Guide to Cannabis in Ritual & Mysticism by Philip H. Farber (Llewellyn) $17.99

It’s Just a Plant by Ricardo Cortés (Akashic) $17.95

Listening & Viewing Related

The Last Podcast On the Left Presents The Last Book on the Left: Stories of Murder and Mayhem from History’s Most Notorious Serial Killers by Ben Kissel, Tom Neely, Marcus Parks and Henry Zebrowski $26

DOA “War On 45” JIGSAW PUZZLE (Anarchopuzzles) $30

Dislocation Studies by Vertonen / B. Edwards (Ballast) $20

Vertonen-Venn Diagram Proposals: An Activity Book with Complementary Audio (Ballast) $22

Sonic Warrior: My Life As a Rock N Roll Reprobate by Lou Brutus $27

Showtime at the Apollo: The Epic Tale of Harlem’s Legendary Theater by Ted Fox, Illustrated by James Otis Smith $18.99


Sin Eater: A Novel by Megan Campisi $27

White by Bret Easton Ellis $16.95

Artforum by Cesar Aira $13.95

Parade: A Novel by Dave Eggers $16


Meat #30 $20

Magazines & Lit Journals

The First Line vol 22 #1 spring $6

Shots #147 $10

The Progressive april may $5.95

Sinister Wisdom #116: Making Connections $14

Raw Vision #104 winter $16

New Noise Magazine #49 $4.99

Paper Magazine vol 36 #3 spring $10

Tape Op #136 april may $5.99

Poetry & Chap Books

My Art is Killing Me and Other Poems by Amber Dawn (Arsenal Pulp Press) $17.95

Breakbeat Poets Vol. 4: LatiNext edited by Felicia Chavez, José Olivarez and Willie Perdomo (Haymarket Books) $19.95

Overtime Hour #55 the RIF by Fred Bubbers (Blue Cubicle) $2

Too Much Midnight by Krista Franklin (Haymarket) $30

For the Kiddies

The Curious Story of Edward Gorey by Lori Mortensen, illustrated by Chloe Bristol $17.99

See something you like but there’s no web link? It’s because we didn’t put it on our website. But you can always order it and we’ll ship it to you or provide curbside pickup. Call us at 773-342-0910 or email at info(at)quimbys(dot)com.