Revenge of the Lawn, The Abortion, So the Wind Won't Blow It All Away

Revenge of the Lawn, The Abortion, So the Wind Won't Blow It All Away

by Richard Brautigan

More collected work by Richard Brautigan, iconic author of the sixties in California and Pacific …

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Pound o' zines!

Pound o' zines!

by Various

Zines! A love letter meets an obsession! These pre-weighed sixteen ounces of joy consist of a random assortment of …

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The Lost Art of Reading: Books and Resistance in a Troubled Time

The Lost Art of Reading: Books and Resistance in a Troubled Time

by David L. Ulin

It can be sad to see less and less people reading, and the rise of misinformation is just salt in the wound. David L. …

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People's Guide to Publishing: Building a Successful, Sustainable, Meaningful Book Business From the Ground Up

People's Guide to Publishing: Building a Successful, Sustainable, Meaningful Book Business From the Ground Up

by Joe Biel

So, you want to publish books.Drawing on 23 years of experience operating an independent publishing company, Joe Biel …

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People's Guide to Publishing Workbook

People's Guide to Publishing Workbook

by Joe Biel

Plan out your publishing empire, from mission to budgets, with this workbook companion to Joe Biel's A People's …

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Storytelling Alchemy: Write Your Own Happy Ending

Storytelling Alchemy: Write Your Own Happy Ending

by Renée Damoiselle

While there's no actual alchemy that you'd expect from Full Metal Alchemist, you will get all the goods needed …

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Mastering Plot Twists: How to Use Suspense, Targeted Storytelling Strategies, and Structure to Captivate Your Readers

Mastering Plot Twists: How to Use Suspense, Targeted Storytelling Strategies, and Structure to Captivate Your Readers

by Jane K. Cleland

Matering Plot Twists: How to Use Suspense, Targeted Storytelling Strategies, and Structure to Captivate Your Readers …

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Xerography Debt #43

Xerography Debt #43

by Davida Breier

With so many zines out there, it can be hard to know which one to read, let alone discover new ones. Xerography #43 is …

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Sticker #403: The People Want Books, We're Sending ALL WE CAN SPARE

Sticker #403: The People Want Books, We're Sending ALL WE CAN SPARE

Microcosm is devoted to people having access to books and to reading! We especially want books to be available that are …

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Damn! Why Didn't I Write That?: How Ordinary People Are Raking in $100,000.00... or More Writing Nonfiction Books & How You Can Too!(2nd Edition)

Damn! Why Didn't I Write That?: How Ordinary People Are Raking in $100,000.00... or More Writing Nonfiction Books & How You Can Too!(2nd Edition)

by Marc McCutcheon

This book is amazing. It's the best book I've ever read on getting your nonfiction book published, hands-down. …

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Literary Theory for Beginners

Literary Theory for Beginners

by For Beginners and Mary Klages

Have you heard the terms structuralism and deconstruction and postmodernism but aren’t really sure what they mean? …

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The Year's Work in the Punk Bookshelf or, Lusty Scripts

The Year's Work in the Punk Bookshelf or, Lusty Scripts

by Brian James Schill

A study on how punk music draws more from classical literature than other pop culture figures of the time. Many punk …

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The Summer Nick Taught His Cats to Read

The Summer Nick Taught His Cats to Read

by Kate Berube and Curtis Manley

Nick loves books and loves playing with his cats. His grand vision: Get his cats as excited about reading books as he …

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Make a Zine!: Start Your Own Underground Publishing Revolution

Make a Zine!: Start Your Own Underground Publishing Revolution

by Joe Biel and Bill Brent

Do you have a passion that you want to obsess about in a love letter to the world? In this new edition of …

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God: The Most Unpleasant Character in All Fiction

God: The Most Unpleasant Character in All Fiction

by Dan Barker

He's worse than Sauron or Hannibal Lecter or Freddy Kruger. In terms of fictional villains, the old testament God …

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Read & Dance greeting card

Read & Dance greeting card

by Kate Berube

Sweet and cheerful card to let someone know how much you appreciate them.

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Ever Evolving Bastion of Freakdom: A Quimby's Bookstore History in Words and Pictures

Ever Evolving Bastion of Freakdom: A Quimby's Bookstore History in Words and Pictures

by Liz Mason and Steven Svymbersky

Quimby's Bookstore opened in Chicago 25 years ago and has been going full tilt ever since, providing a hub, outlet, …

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Lonely Books (Pound the Pavement #14)

Lonely Books (Pound the Pavement #14)

by Josh MacPhee

"If all the lonely books got together and formed a union, would they still be lonely?" asks Josh MacPhee in …

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Publishing for Profit: Successful Bottom-Line Management for Book Publishers

Publishing for Profit: Successful Bottom-Line Management for Book Publishers

by Thomas Woll

Publishing in the 21st century is a rapidly changing business, and this highly readable and comprehensive reference …

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$20 Superpack: Books Brought to you By the letter B

$20 Superpack: Books Brought to you By the letter B

by Nate Beaty, Joe Biel, Elly Blue, Al Burian, Keith Rosson, Sarah Royal and Super Pack!

Of all the letters in the alphabet, we probably have the most books that begin with a B! Get this bundle of B books: …

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$5 Superpack: 5 Random Ebooks

$5 Superpack: 5 Random Ebooks

by Super Pack! and Various

Like ebooks? We've made them for a whole bunch of our books. For five bucks, we'll send you five random ones. …

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Catalog

Catalog

by Various

Want to get off the internet? For many years we've been trying to create a catalog that simultaneously meets the needs …

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On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction

On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction

by William Zinsser

On Writing Well has been praised for its sound advice, its clarity, and its warmth of style. It is a book for anybody …

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$25 Superpack: Books about Books

$25 Superpack: Books about Books

by Joe Biel, Greg Farrell, Katie Haegele, Sarah Royal and Super Pack!

If you're a person, like us, who loves books so much that reading a book about books is a heightened form of …

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Good Trouble: Building a Successful Life and Business with Asperger's

Good Trouble: Building a Successful Life and Business with Asperger's

by Joe Biel, Joyce Brabner and Sander Hicks

The history of Microcosm Publishing, from its origins as a record label and zine distro in Joe Biel's bedroom …

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$15-$50 Superpack: We Choose for You!

$15-$50 Superpack: We Choose for You!

by Super Pack! and Various

Want some books and zines but overwhelmed by your choices? Well, we would love to help you choose! This is also great …

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6 Month Zine Subscription

6 Month Zine Subscription

by Various

Want a package of four to five zines every month that's tailored exactly to your peculiar and wild tastes? We'd …

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Biking Superhero Sweatshirt

Biking Superhero Sweatshirt

by Joe Biel

We feel strongly about making affordable clothing in an ethical manner as much as possible! It's increasingly …

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$40 Superpack: 10 Slightly Damaged Books!

$40 Superpack: 10 Slightly Damaged Books!

by Super Pack! and Various

We've got some books and zines with bent corners, scratched or slightly ripped covers, lil bit dirty, scuffed, or …

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Sticker #367: I'd rather be reading Microcosm books!

Sticker #367: I'd rather be reading Microcosm books!

by Joe Biel and Elly Blue

 So would we! But someone's gotta make 'em.

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