New Stuff This Week


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Butch Nor Femme #13 by Lynne $3

KerBloom #134 Sep Oct 18 by Artnoose $2

This Body of a Woman I Inhabit — Este Cuerpo De Mujer Que Habito Split by Juana Adcock and Nicky Arscott $7

Meanwhile #7 Thirst Trap $5

Slutcake #4 by Jolie Ruin $2.50

Today’s Idiocy by Bradley Adita $2

Sketchbook #1 by Jonathan LaMantia $8

Comics & Minis

Where You Lead by Leslie Perrine $4

Unchained Melanie Chapter 1 by Renier $5

And Thats Final by H. Jones $2

Graphic Novels

Amongst the Liberal Elite: The Road Trip Exploring Societal Inequities Solidified by Trump (Resist) by Elly Lonon and Jaon Reilly (Powerhouse) $19.95

Drawn to Berlin: Comic Workshops in Refugee Shelters and Other Stories from a New Europe by Ali Fitzgerald (Fantagraphics) $24.99 – Don’t miss Ali here at Quimby’s to talk about this book on Nov 8th!

American Politics: A Graphic History by Laura Locker & Julia Scheele $17.95

Fluorescent Mud by Eli Howey (2dcloud) $16.95

The Snooty Bookshop: Fifty Literary Postcards by Tom Gauld (D&Q) $19.95

Politics & Revolution Books

The Big Heat: Earth on the Brink by Jeffrey St. Clair / Joshua Frank (AK Press) $18.95

Art Books

Zooicide: Seeing Cruelty, Demanding Abolition by Sue Coe $20

Living Maps: An Atlas of Cities Personified by Adam Dant $35

Outer Limits & Mayhem

Treatise on Modern Stimulants by Honoré De Balzac, Illustrated by Pierre Alechinsky $12.95 – On tea, sugar, coffee, alcohol and tobacco written by someone who drank 10 to 15 cups of coffee a day.

How to Behave Badly in Elizabethan England: A Guide for Knaves, Fools, Harlots, Cuckolds, Drunkards, Liars, Thieves, and Braggarts by Ruth Goodman $28.95

Hater: On the Virtues of Utter Disagreeability by John Semley $19.95 – A timely manifesto urging us to think critically, form opinions, and then argue them with gusto.

Music, Film & TV Books

Rock Critic Law: 101 Unbreakable Rules for Writing Badly About Music by Michael Azerrad, Illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham $23.99

Caught in a Trap: The Kidnapping of Elvis by Chris Charlesworth $15.95

Designed for Hi-Fi Living: The Vinyl LP in Midcentury America by Janet Borgerson / Jonathan Schroeder $22.95 – How record albums and their covers delivered mood music, lifestyle advice, global sounds, and travel tips to midcentury Americans who longed to be modern.

Lou Reed: A Life by Anthony Decurtis $19.99

The Downtown Pop Underground: New York City and the Literary Punks, Renegade Artists, DIY Filmmakers, Mad Playwrights, and Rock ’n’ Roll Glitter Queens Who Revolutionized Culture by Kembrew McLeod $27

So Much Things to Say: The Oral History of Bob Marley by Roger Steffens $17.95

GuRU by RuPaul $25.99


Sappho’s Overhead Projector by Bonnie J. Morris $16.95 – Sappho, The Overhead Herself, sends women’s history professor, Hannah Stern on an undercover mission to save the daring lesbian books that helped bring out and free so many generations of women.

Power Within by JE Nelson $12


Please Let Me Help: Helpful Letters to the World’s Most Wonderful Brands by Zack Sternwalker (Microcosm) $9.95

The Philosophy of Beards by Thomas S. Gowing $16.99 – A reprint from 1854, a curious look into the Victorian culture of hyper-manliness.


RFD #175 $11.95

Mojo #300 $11.99

Lit Journals

The Common #16 $14