1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created

by Charles C. Mann

From the bestselling author of 1491, this is a deeply engaging new history of how European settlements in the ...

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1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus

by Charles C. Mann

Contrary to what Americans learn in school, the pre-Columbian Indians were not sparsely settled in a pristine ...

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Robert Moses: The Master Builder of New York City

by Olivier Balez and Pierre Christin

From the subway to the skyscraper, from Manhattan’s financial district to the Long Island suburbs, every inch of ...

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Wicked Bugs: The Louse That Conquered Napoleon's Army & Other Diabolical Insects

by Amy Stewart

In this dark and comical look at the sinister side of our relationship with the natural world, Stewart has tracked down ...

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Maximum RocknRoll #382

by Lydia Phelps and Various

The classic (maga)zine for networking in the punk community for the last thirty years. Plenty of excellent columns, ...

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Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities

by Amy Stewart

A tree that sheds poison daggers. A glistening red seed that stops the heart. A shrub that causes paralysis. A vine ...

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Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned"

by Lena Dunham

Intensely straightforward and honest, Lena Dunham describes and explores the experiences in her life that have made her ...

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Underground Passages: Anarchist Resistance Culture, 1848–2011

by Jesse Cohn

What anarchists demand from art is what they demand from all aspects of their political lives: that it should, as ...

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Feminist Economics: how the man tries to keep us down

by Sadie Sigford

Ever wondered why women statistically earn less than men, on average? Ever wondered where that started? Well, this ...

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How to Sew a Button: And Other Nifty Things Your Grandmother Knew

by Erin Bried

It's an unfortunate fact of life that many of us “outsource” basic tasks. Food is instant, ready-made, and ...

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Kittie Knox Remembered

by Joe Biel

Katherine “Kittie” T Knox (1874-1900) challenged perceptions of race and gender in the national spotlight from a ...

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Designa: Technical Secrets of the Traditional Visual Arts

by Wooden Books

From the geometric patterns of Islamic art to the swirling floral motifs of Celtic designs, Designa brings together the ...

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Who I Am: A Memoir

by Pete Townshend

A memoir by rock guitarist and composer Pete Townshend of the Who, this book chronicles Townshend's upbringing in ...

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Dads Are the Original Hipsters

by Brad Getty

He listened to vinyl before you did; he drank whiskey before you did; he had a mustache before you did. Admit it: ...

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One Thousand Mustaches: A Cultural History of the Mo

by Allan Peterkin

One Thousand Mustaches is both a lighthearted cultural history and an earnest style manual. It's the story of the ...

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Sticker #325: Conan Doyle quote

by Elly Blue

"When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth ...

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$20 Superpack: Community Justice

by Super Pack!

We agree, these are frustrating times. Between what's happening in Ferguson, striking workers at Walmart, resistance to ...

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Hew, Screw, and Glue: How Stuff Is Made

by James Innes-Smith

Did you know that the sap from the Hevea brasiliensis species of tree is transformed into condoms? That lipstick was ...

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Punk USA: The Rise and Fall of Lookout Records

by Kevin Prested

Through hundreds of exclusive and original interviews, Punk USA documents the empire that was built overnight as ...

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Grandmothers of Austin poster

by Stockyard Institute and Just Seeds

The Austin community is on Chicago’s Far West Side and is anchored by a group of women who look out over their ...

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El Maquis poster

by Un Mundo Feliz and Just Seeds

The Spanish Maquis were guerrillas who fought against the Franco regime. They carried out sabotage in Spain, as well ...

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Luddites poster

by Just Seeds and Shaun Slifer

The Luddite insurrections (roughly 1811-1813 or later) are often represented as a misguided, reactionary backlash ...

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Matilde Landa poster

by Un Mundo Feliz and Just Seeds

Matilde Landa (1904-1942) was a famous militant of the PCE (Spanish Communist Party) who fought in the Spanish Civil ...

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A Very Brief History of Buttons

by Busy Beaver Button Co

As the title suggests, the 24-page zine is a quick look at the history of pin-backs, told through photos of buttons ...

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How to Fake a Moon Landing: Exposing the Myths of Science Denial

by Darryl Cunningham

Is hydro-fracking safe? Is climate change real? Did the moon landing actually happen? How about evolution: fact or ...

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Turning Money into Rebellion: The Unlikely Story of Denmark's Revolutionary Bank Robbers

by Gabriel Kuhn

In May of 1989, on a quiet street in Copenhagen, police discovered the apartment that had served for years as a ...

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You Can't Blow Up a Social Relationship: The Anarchist Case Against Terrorism

This well written and well documented pamphlet is a critique of the use of violence as a political tactic. Claimed ...

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1,000 Unforgettable Senior Moments: Of Which We Could Remember Only 246

by Tom Friedman

No, you’re not losing your mind. And no, you’re definitely not alone. There’s Jimmy Carter, forgetting nuclear ...

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Jane: Documents From Chicago's Clandestine Abortion Service 1968-1973

by Various

Several documents by these fabulous "Jane" women talking about the group's illegal activities: learning how to ...

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At Home On The Range

by Elizabeth Gilbert and Margaret Yardley Potter

While unpacking boxes of old family books, Elizabeth Gilbert rediscovered a dusty, yellowed hardcover called At Home ...

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