Tag Archive for 'New Stuff This Week'

New Stuff This Week

New stuff! #QuimbysBookstoreChicago #QuimbysBookstore #Quimbys

A post shared by Quimbys Bookstore (@quimbysbookstore) on

Rally 2019 Nikki Mcclure Calendar: Share the Future $18


KerBloom #133 by Artnoose $2

Mentor: A Zine About Female Role Models by Monica Johnson and Michelle M. Murphy $10

Caboose #10 The Searching Issue by Liz Mason $4

Smudge vol 2 #8 by Clay Hickson & friends $5

Big Pharma Gets Stoned: An Art and Smart Zine $7

Bookstores and Baseball 10th Inning $5

Inkgoober vol 2 by Anna Lisa Schneider $15

Black Bean Zine #3 Is It Dark Is it Light Does it Matter by Simone Simone $5

Thank You for your Cooperation #2 Verhoeven Zine $8

Mono Rot #3 Susan Okla Drawings & #4 Bill Fick Prints (Rotland Press) $6 each

Screentime by Brendt Rioux $12

Vinyl Vagabonds #9 $8

Vinyl Vagabonds Presents Reggie The Lovable Record Slob $5

Strangers by Arfil Pajarillaga $5


American Flytrap #1 The Post Truth Issue 2017 & #2 the Gun Issue 2018 (Rotland Press) $10 each

Withered Memories by Urooj Shakeel $10

Daygloayhole Quarterly #2 by Ben Passmore (Silver Sprocket) $6

Graphic Novels

Look Back and Laugh: Journal Comics by Liz Prince (Top Shelf) $19.99

Constant Companion: A Noah Van Sciver Sketchbook (Fantagraphics Underground) $25 – Sketchbooks created between 2013 and 2017.

Sanpaku by Kate Gavino $24.99 – Don’t miss the author event here for this book on Thurs, August 23rd!

Love and Rockets vol 14: Three Sisters by Gilbert Hernandez (Fantagraphics) $19.99

Retreat by Jaakko Pallasvuo (2d Cloud) $19.95

Petey & Pussy: Puppy Love by John Kerschbaum (Fantagraphics) $19.99

The Arab of the Future 3: A Graphic Memoir: A Childhood in the Middle East, (1985-1987) by Riad Sattouf $27

Politics & Revolution Books

I Am Action: Literary and Combat Articles, Thoughts, and Revolutionary Chronicles by Praxedis G. Guerrero (AK Press) $15 – A collection of writings from Mexico’s firebrand revolutionary. Available in English for the first time.

Girls Resist!: A Guide to Activism, Leadership, and Starting a Revolution by Kaelyn Rich $14.99

Art Books

Dark and Fetish Art by Kaoru Arakawa (PIE International Books) $49.95

Improper Cross-Stitch: 35+ Properly Naughty Patterns by Haley Pierson-cox $19.99

Mayhem & Outer Limits

Ingratitude by Peter Sotos (Nine-Banded Books) $30

Music, Film & TV Books

Twin Peaks and Philosophy: That’s Damn Fine Philosophy! ed. by Richard Greene $19.95

The Hard Stuff: Dope, Crime, the MC5, and My Life of Impossibilities by Wayne Kramer $28

MDC Al Schvitz: Double Life in Double Time by Alan Schultz (Manic D Press) $16.95 – Memoir written in prison from the drummer from MDC.

Off the Cliff: How the Making of Thelma & Louise Drove Hollywood to the Edge by Becky Aikman $18


A Short Film About Disappointment by Joshua Mattson $25 – A jaded film critic peppers his reviews with disclosures from his own life, from his dream of making a film without mainstream commercialism to his feud with a vending-machine tycoon.

Perfect Conditions by Vanessa Blakeslee (Curbside Splendor) $16.95

Metabolize If Able a Novel by Clay Ad (Monster House Press) $14


Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman by Anne Helen Petersen $16

After Kathy Acker by Chris Kraus (Semiotexte) $16.95 – Now in soft cover.

The Best of Royko: The Tribune Years by Mike Royko $28

Idiophone by Amy Fusselman $16.95


Wire #414 $10.99

Illustoria #7 $16

Critical Mass vol 1 #17 & #18 $8 each

Lit Journals & Poetry

The Chicago Review vol 61 #3 and 61 #4 $15

Visions of Mundane Madness by Dwiputri Pertiwi $20

Black Glitter by Bree Jo Ann (Monster House Press) $12

Raffish #1 $8

New Stuff This Week

False Economies: The Strangest, Least Successful and Most Audacious Financial Follies, Plans and Crazes of All Time by S. D. Tucker $22.95 – From the idea of ‘vegetable-money’ which rotted away in order to discourage the hoarding of coins and capital to the optimistic notion that it might be possible to destroy the North Korean economy with chocolate biscuits, from a madman’s quest to abolish charity to the US presidential candidate who accepted tax advice from outer space, this book tells the story of some of the loopiest monetary ideas of all time.


Fifty Four Hits From Hell by Blake Edwards (Public Collectors) $4

East Village Inky #59 Rides Again Melonfarmers – Print Is Not Dead by Ayun Halliday $3

Places and Spaces by Milo Krim $6

A Heart that Comes True – a Suicide Awareness and Prevention Zine by Nyxia Grey $5

Worst Behavior – Like a Lighthouse Two on Creativity and Trauma by Annie Mok for Rookie Mag $10

A Vagina is Not…/A Penis is Not… by Abner Oaken and B Worden $7

Pocket Book of Shadows #1 Leo Edition $8

Some Heartbreak Days by Carmen Ribaudo $4

Zine #2049.42 by Colton Walworth III $3.50

Try Hard, Dont Bitch by Syd Webb $5

Communicating Vessels #29 by Anthony Walent $3.50

Tell Me I Look Handsome by H Schenck $15

Chizza #1 Celebrating Pizza $5.50

Famous Cats Passed: Stories of Some of Life’s Greatest Companions by Joseph Carlough $1.50

Comics & Minis

Stripburger #71 $10

2 comics from Lucy Knisley! $5 each
You Are Zero Years Old: A Zine for Babies & Look at My Cute Cub: Cartoons on Parenting

True Stories #3 by Derf $5.99

Alternative Reality #4 by Lawson Chambers $5

Madame de Sade by Patrick Walwoth $5

Fifty Feet of Rope #1 $5

Not Really An Emotion by Kevin Marshall $4

Graphic Novels

Come Again by Nate Powell (Top Shelf) $24.99 – Love, mystery and unraveling on a 70s commune in the Ozarks with this Powell’s first solo graphic novel in seven years! Don’t miss him here at Quimby’s on Aug 9th!

Lawns by Alex Nall (Kilgore) $10

Maroon Comix: Origins and Destinies, anthology compiled by Quincy Saul (PM Press) $15.95

Garlandia by Jerry Kramsky and Lorenzo Mattotti (Fantagraphics) $39.99

Ghost Script by Jules Feiffer $26.95

Mooz Boosh by Sam Spina $10

Sweaty Palms vol 1 An Anthology About Anxiety by Sage Coffey & Liz Enright $25

I Rene Tardi Prisoner of War in Stalag 11B GN $29.99

Politics & Revolution

Letters to a Young Feminist by Phyllis Chesler $14.99 – Words from the legendary feminist leader.

On the Fly!: Hobo Literature and Songs, 1879–1941 by Iain Mcintyre (PM Press) $27.95 – Dozens of stories, poems, songs, stories, and articles produced by hoboes to create an insider history of the subculture. Adrenaline-charged tales of train hopping, scams, and political agitation are combined with humorous and satirical songs, razor sharp reportage and unique insights.

Art Books

Carve!: A Book on Wood, Knives and Axes by Hannes Dahlrot / Henrik Francke (Gingko Press) $29.95

Outer Limits

Murder by Numbers: Fascinating Figures Behind the World’s Worst Crimes by James Moore $24.95 – What is the connection between the number 13 and Jack the Ripper? And what is so puzzling about the number 340 in the chilling case of the Zodiac killer? Revealing insights!

Music Books

The Other Night at Quinn’s: New Adventures in the Sonic Underground by Mike Faloon (Gorsky Press) $13.95 – Editor of the zine Zisk writes a compelling portrait of a music scene surrounding a NY bar’s experimental jazz night.

Kyary Pamyu Artworks 2011-2016 by Steve Nakamura (Seibundo) $47 – Bizarre but absolutely kawaii – this book is a visual chronicle of J-pop icon Kyary Pamyu Pamyu. CD jacket designs with interpretation of Kyary’s world view described by her art director.


Baby, You’re Gonna Be Mine: Stories by Kevin Wilson $26.99

All Internal by Terence Hannum $11.99


Fool #7 The Political Issue $29.99

Bust #112 $6.99

She Shreds #15 $10

Drift vol 7 San Francisco $24

Mojo #297 $11.25

Wire #413 $10.99

Ambrosia vol 5 San Francisco Bay Area $19

BCC MEN #1 $15

Lit Journals & Poetry

The Lady Churchills Rosebud Wristlet #38 $5

The Believer #119 $12

Motley Magazine #2 & #4 $5 each

Aquamarine Soul Whispers by CJ Wilkens $16

New Stuff This Week

The Black Metal Coloring Book (Feral House) $15.95 – Includes art by Quimby’s employee Corinne Halbert, as well as Gaye Black (bassist of the early British punk band The Adverts), Savage Pencil, Mike Diana, Billy Chainsaw, Jason Atomic (creator of Satanic Mojo Comics), Anthony Ausgang, Anna Piera Di Silvestre, Paul “Mutartis” Boswell, Dennis Franklin, Nico de la Mort, Andrew Labanaris, Rachael Gater, Laughing Indio and more.


How to Escape Duct Tape $1

Pathways in Education: Ashburn $5

Dine Our Survival Is Bound to Them by Katherine Smith Yinisheye $5.53

Tongues Process Zine 1 by Anders Nilsen $5

The Smudge vol 2 #7 by Clay Hickson & friends (Tan n Loose Press) $5

Flesh World #1 by Izzy Strazzabosco $2

The Rad Cat Dictionary of Fuck by Sage Liskey $6 – Fuck as a verb? A noun? Fucking educate yerself!

Zeta Reticuli Incident by Lisa Glenn Armstrong $5

Key Phrases: A Spanish Lesson from Duolingo by Adán De La Garza $10

Zine About Humans and the Environment by Andrew Harlan & friends $7

Homicide Wicker Park: 12 Homicides 2001-2016, Police Reports and Photographs by Sam Logan $15

Noice issue 010 Minimal Comic Play by Colin Czerwinski $20

Rebel City Los Angeles Spring 2018/Guide 6 by Llano Del Rio Collective $10

Comics & Minis

Future #1 & #2 by Tommi Musturi $6 each

Laskimooses #42 Kappaleiden Kokoomus by Matti Hagelberg $7

Sunlight and Honesty by Elle $13

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Tempest #1 by Alan Moore $4.99

Fiends #4 Sum 18 by Tim Tyler $10

Concerted Efforts by Mohar Kalra $5

Migraine by Woshibai $7

Two Stories by Gantea $7

Electrocat and Lightning Dog by Bu Er Miao (Paradise Systems) $15

This is Still America #2 & #3 by George $5 each

Graphic Novels

Dork by Evan Dorkin $19.99 – Featuring most of the Dork comic run as well as the 2012 full-color House of Fun special, along with rarities, extras, a cover gallery, and a newly drawn introduction.

Shit Is Real by Aisha Franz (D+Q) $24.95 – A broken-hearted woman drifts into depression as she occupies her traveling neighbor’s apartment.

100 Demon Dialogues by Lucy Bellwood $14.99 – From overcoming self-doubt to prioritizing self-care, Bellwood and her demon embody a hilarious and relatable partnership that will resonate with people from all walks of life.

Stuff From Peow Studio Press: Dark Angels of Darkness by Al Golfa $26 + Dust Pam by Thu Tran $13.50 + Ripples: A Detectives Diary by Wai Wai Pang $16 +  Rule Break by Anna Syvertsson $12 + Stages of Rot by Linnea Sterte $26

Art, Design & Photo Books

Warrr2k / Work 2014-17 by Alexander Heir (Sacred Bones) $35 – Complete work to date of punk and metal artist Alexander Heir, expanding upon war, police brutality, political corruption, and death as his canon of punk subject matter, and this latest work brings sci-fi and psychedelia influences into the fold.

Under the Skin: Tattoo Culture and Style by Sendpoints (Gingko Press) $45 – An excellent intro to the history and craft of tattoo, featuring international cultural history, 6 major styles, 37+ artists.

The Beat Scene: Photographs by Burt Glinn by Jack Kerouac (Reel Art Pr) $39.95

The Tennis Manifesto by Warren Harris & Olena Prysiazhniuk $19.99

Politics & Revolution Books

The Battle for Paradise: Puerto Rico Takes on the Disaster Capitalists by Naomi Klein (Haymarket) $9.95

The Essential Žižek: Living in the End Times $24.95 + First As Tragedy, Then As Farce $17.95

Film & Music Books

This Is No Dream: Making Rosemary’s Baby by James Munn (Reel Art Pr) $49.95

Equipment for Living: On Poetry and Pop Music by Michael Robbins $16

Desperately Seeking Bowie by Castello-cortes (Gingko Press) $16.95

Astral Weeks: A Secret History of 1968 by Ryan H. Walsh $27

Outer Limits & Mayhem

The Secret History of Magic: The True Story of the Deceptive Art by Peter Lamont / Jim Steinmeyer $28

Infinite Resignation by Eugene Thacker (Repeater) $17.95 – Traces the contours of pessimism, caught as it often is between a philosophical position and a bad attitude.


Reincarnation Blues: A Novel by Michael Poore $16 – The oldest soul in history falls in love with the woman who incarnates death. They follow each other in a variety of chronologies and it’s epic and compelling. Now in soft cover.

The (Original) Adventures of Ford Fairlane: The Long Lost Rock N’ Roll Detective Stories by Rex Weiner $16.95 – From CBGBs, the Mudd Club and Tier 3 in NYC to the Starwood, Zero Zero and Cuckoo’s Nest in LA, Ford Fairlane takes you back to a sexy, violent and explosively creative time and place that live on in rock n’ roll legend, brought authentically to life in these hardboiled stories.

Hits & Misses: Stories by Simon Rich $25 – Former SNL writer does hilarious short stories inspired by Hollywood experience.

The Cloven by Brian Catling $16.95 – Final installment in the Vorrh Trilogy.

Born to Be Weird: A Collection of Demented Fantasy & Horror by Set Sytes (Microcosm) $12.95

My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh $26

Suicide Club: A Novel About Living by Rachel Heng $27

Destiny of I Am The Crossing by Julie Pacheco $19.95

Tape Op #126 $5.95
Uppercase #38 $18
The Baffler #40 $14
Harness Magazine #2 $6.99
Tom Tom Magazine #34 $10

Chap Books & Lit Journals

Abrupt Reflections by JAGQ $10

Taddle Creek #41 $6.95

Mystery and Adventure Series Review #52 by Fred Woodworth $3

Ratking Frame 00 $10

New Stuff This Week

Dark Tourism by Rebecca Bathory (Carpet Bombing Culture) $45 – Photo collection of places associated with death and tragedy around the world. Creepily compelling.


Lazy Diana #4 A Punk Pagan Zine by Kelci Crawford $3

Professional Amateur Business Cards by Paul Shortt $5

Fixer Eraser #5 by Jonas $3

What Problems Can Artist Publishers Solve? by Marc Fischer $6

Library Excavations #9 Chicago’s Filed Artists $6

Mura Press #1 $10

Proof I Exist #28 by Billy McCall $2

Black Bean Zine #2 $5

Rumors and Hope by Aaron Krach $6

Inktober 16 by Nicolette Baltad $3


Splendid Eye by Kera Ling $8

The Kurdles Adventure Magazine #1 $10 – All ages/kids mag from Fantagraphics! This issue: Robert Goodin, Cathy Malkasian & more!

I Spy by Alli Katz $6

New Wave Comics Presents #4-#6 $1.50 each

Lemmy #1-#4 by Sam Logan $1 each

Graphic Novels

Little Stranger by Edie Fake (Secret Acres) $21.95 – Have you ever gotten turned on while stuffing a turkey? Get a Little Stranger!

In the Future We are Dead by Eva Müller (Birdcage Bottom Books) $15

Politics & Revolution

Artivism by Poch Arcadi / Daniela Poch (Carpet Bombing Culture) $34.95 – Art as the megaphone of the unfairness.

How the World Swung to the Right: Fifty Years of Counterrevolutions by Francois Cusset (Semiotexte) $14.95

Sex and the Constitution: Sex, Religion, and Law from America’s Origins to the Twenty-First Century by Geoffrey R. Stone $21.95

Political Suicide: Missteps, Peccadilloes, Bad Calls, Backroom Hijinx, Sordid Pasts, Rotten Breaks, and Just Plain Dumb Mistakes in the Annals of American Politics by Erin McHugh $15.95

D.I.Y. Resistance: 36 Ways to Fight Back! by Anthony Alvarado $14.95 – Shares the successful actions people’s movements use to defeat tyrants, including defending free speech, looking after the community, fighting racism and misogyny, organizing, protesting, networking, and publishing.

Women and the American Labor Movement: From the First Trade Unions to the Present by Philip S. Foner (Haymarket) $25

Outer Limits

The Leopold and Loeb Files: An Intimate Look at One of America’s Most Infamous Crimes by Nina Barrett $35 – A history of Chicago’s infamous 1924 Leopold and Loeb murder case, told chiefly through a rare collection of carefully arranged primary source material, including confessions, court transcripts, psychological reports, evidence photos, and more.

Music Books

What Does This Button Do?: An Autobiography by Bruce Dickinson $17.99 – From Iron Maiden lead singer. Details include: schoolboy misbehaviour, handbanging injuries, becoming a pilot. What you want in a rock’n’roll memoir minus the drugs (except for the beer).

Mods: A Way of Life by Patrick Potter (Carpet Bombing Culture) $24.95


Paleo for Unicorns by Amy Subach (Microcosm) $14.95 – Eat the patriarchy!


Comemadre by Roque Larraquy (Coffee House Press) $16.95 – Full of vulgarity, excess, and discomfort: strange ants that form almost perfect circles, missing body parts, obsessive love affairs, and man-eating plants. Darkly funny, smart, and engrossing.


The Internationalist #52 $1

Lit Journals

Sinister Wisdom Multicultural Lesbian Lit & Art Journal #109 $14


Meat #27 $14

Elska #18 Los Angeles $18.50

New Stuff This Week

New stuff this week. #QuimbysBookstoreChicago #QuimbysBookstore #Quimbys #zines

A post shared by Quimbys Bookstore (@quimbysbookstore) on

In/visibility: Perspectives on Queer Utility Passing and Drawing Blurry Lines vol 1 $5

Zines & Zine-Related Books

Lady Parts #5 by Amelia Hruby $3

You’re Here, What Now? The Awesome Guide to Visiting Pilsen and Little Village by Yolocalli Arts Reach $2

Black Metal of the Americas Is Dead: Pentacle of the Moon by Ed $5

Why We Vote and How by Bronwyn Mauldin $7

Zisk #29 by Mike Faloon $3

Wishes by Georges Perec (Wakefield Press) $17.95 – A paean to the pun by this member of Oulipo. Perec sent out new year’s wishes from 1970 until he died in 1982. This volume collects all 10 pamphlets.

Mantid Mania #2 Femme Fatale by Mike Smith $5

Hall Pass #3 by Mr. Rizzo $5

Don’t Quit Your Day Job by Joseph Wilcox $3

Mapping Out Utopia #2 Boston 1970s Boston Area Counterculture $11 & #3 $8.50

Graphic Novels

Poochytown by Jim Woodring (Fantagraphics) $19.99 – Frank forms a new friendship and journeys to the farthest reaches of the Unifactor.

Song of Aglaia by Anne Simon (Fantagraphics) $19.99 – A sea nymph is cast out and finds her own way in this debut graphic novel. With loving nods to the Bronte sisters, David Bowie, and the Beatles.

Beanworld Omnibus 1 by Larry Marder (Dark Horse) $24.99 – Collects Beanworld issues #1-#21.

A Study in Emerald by Neil Gaiman, art by Rafael Albuquerque (Dark Horse) $17.99 – A supernatural mystery set in the world of Sherlock Holmes and Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos.


The Boy With the Perpetual Nervousness: A Memoir by Graham Caveney $28 – Caveney reconciles his past and present in 1970s in the north of England, having armed himself against the confusing nature of adolescence with a thick accent, a copy of Kafka, and a record collection including the likes of the Buzzcocks and Joy Division.

Music Books

We Are the Clash: Reagan, Thatcher, and the Last Stand of a Band That Mattered by Mark Andersen / Ralph Heibutzki (Akashic) $18.95 – An impassioned history of the final, turbulent years of The Clash. $18.95


I Will Burn You Down by Michael Allen Rose $12

Got a Girl Crush #6 + #7 $15 each
Maximumrocknroll #422 July 2018 $4.99
Hi Fructose #48 $8.95
The Sick Muse #10 $12

Lit Journals
The First Line vol 20 #2 $4
Sheriff Nottingham #14 Twilight Zone $10
After Hours #36 Sum 18 Journal of Chicago Writing and Art $10

For the Kiddies

The Little World of Humongo Bongo by George A. Romero $16.99 – Kids book by the director Night of the Living Dead.

Bubble by Geneviève Castrée (D+Q) $12.95 – Artist and musician Geneviève Castrée’s last work before she passed to pancreatic cancer, as one final gift for her two-year-old daughter.