How to Success!: A Writer's Guide to Fame and Fortune

How to Success!: A Writer's Guide to Fame and Fortune

by Corinne Caputo Author

Did you know that some paragraph shapes are more successful than others? Or that the best way to start a memoir is to …

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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 Editor, Steven Svymbersky Editor, Keith Helt Editor, Joe Biel Contributor, Anne Elizabeth Moore Contributor, 6 more

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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Pound the Pavement #14: Lonely Books

Pound the Pavement #14: Lonely Books

by Josh MacPhee Author

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

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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 Author, Joe Biel Author, Elly Blue Author, Al Burian Author, Keith Rosson Author, Sarah Royal Author and Super Pack! Author

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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Catalog (Fall 2020)

Catalog (Fall 2020)

by Various Author

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

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The Know-It-All: One Man's Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World

The Know-It-All: One Man's Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World

by A.J. Jacobs Author

A.J. Jacobs assigned himself the seemingly impossible task of reading through all of the Encyclopedia Britannica …

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$25 Superpack: Books about Books

$25 Superpack: Books about Books

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

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 Autism

Good Trouble: Building a Successful Life and Business with Autism

by Joe Biel Author, Joyce Brabner Foreword and Sander Hicks Foreword

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

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Zine Subscription (Six months)

Zine Subscription (Six months)

by Various Author

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

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

by Joe Biel Author and Elly Blue Author

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

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How to Become a Famous Writer Before You're Dead: Your Words in Print and Your Name in Lights

How to Become a Famous Writer Before You're Dead: Your Words in Print and Your Name in Lights

by Ariel Gore Author

Brilliant writing and clever wordplay do not a published author make, unfortunately. True, you do actually have to …

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Book Zoo

Book Zoo

by Josh MacPhee Author

This artist book has been a labor of love—being a lover of books, I’m always surrounded by …

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Cometbus #56: A Bestiary of Booksellers

Cometbus #56: A Bestiary of Booksellers

by Aaron Cometbus Author

The 56th issue of Cometbus is a loving ethnography of New York City's wild, weird, and bearded used book trade. …

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Your Life is a Book: How to Craft & Publish Your Memoir

Your Life is a Book: How to Craft & Publish Your Memoir

by Sarah Jane Freymann Author and Brenda Peterson Author

Whether you're writing your memoir for self-exploration, to leave a legacy, or for publication, Your Life Is A Book …

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On The Books: A Graphic Tale of Working Woes at NYC's Strand Bookstore

On The Books: A Graphic Tale of Working Woes at NYC's Strand Bookstore

by Greg Farrell Author

A David and Goliath story, On The Books is the first-hand comic strip account of the labor struggle at NYC’s …

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6-month Special Interest Group Subscription

6-month Special Interest Group Subscription

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Want a package of stuff in the mail every month that's tailored exactly to your peculiar and wild tastes? We'd …

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Super Graphic: A Visual Guide to the Comic Book Universe

Super Graphic: A Visual Guide to the Comic Book Universe

by Tim Leong Author

This big, colorful book is a rad infographic guide to the many kinds of comics and comic book characters out there. …

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Patch #236: Library Gearz

Patch #236: Library Gearz

by Joe Biel Author

Ever notice how social change happens? 1) People get educated... say, at the library2) A person gets thinking …

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Pin #208: Library Gearz

Pin #208: Library Gearz

by Joe Biel Author

 Get engaged with the world through books! 

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$20 Superpack: The Early Days

$20 Superpack: The Early Days

by Super Pack! Author

Remember the early days of Microcosm? No? Well, here you go! This Superpack includes some of our earlier titles you may …

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$20 Superpack: Zombie Print

$20 Superpack: Zombie Print

by Super Pack! Author

We're bringing back the dead! This deal is so good it might find you in your sleep and try to eat your brain! Ever …

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$20 Superpack: Labor Stories

$20 Superpack: Labor Stories

by Moe Bowstern Author, Bill Brown Author, Kate Lopresti Author, Dave Roche Author, Sarah Royal Author and Super Pack! Author

It's important to think about the labor that creates everything that you touch, purchase, and make use in your day. So …

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$25 Superpack: Build Your Own Microcosm

$25 Superpack: Build Your Own Microcosm

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We want to empower you to follow your dreams! Ever dreamed about creating your own Microcosm-like thing? This huge …

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$60 Superpack: Mystery Assortment!

$60 Superpack: Mystery Assortment!

by Super Pack! Author and Various Author

Close your eyes. Imagine what it'd be like to receive $100 worth of books, zines, stickers, buttons, and patches. …

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Rad Dad #20

Rad Dad #20

by Tomas Moniz Author

The 20th issue of quintessential parenting zine Rad Dad features articles about special needs children, …

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The Book Bindery

The Book Bindery

by Sarah Royal Author

Sarah Royal spent some time working in a Chicago book bindery, and writes candidly about her experience there. From the …

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Sticker #260: Support Independent Publishing

Sticker #260: Support Independent Publishing

by Sparky Taylor Author

Growing your small world. Don't let the corporate behemoths control what you put into your brain!

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6-Month BFF Subscription: Every Title We Publish!

6-Month BFF Subscription: Every Title We Publish!

by Super Pack! Author and Various Author

Do you love what Microcosm publishes?Do you want us to publish more books that empower readers to change your lives and …

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Patch #133: Tree of Knowledge

Patch #133: Tree of Knowledge

by Theo Witsell Author

Before there was Microcosm, there was Tree of Knowledge doing a DIY mailorder of books and zines. It is still alive and …

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