How to Build a Fire: And Other Handy Things Your Grandfather Knew

How to Build a Fire: And Other Handy Things Your Grandfather Knew

by Erin Bried Author

As members of the Greatest Generation, our grandfathers are not only defined by the Depression but also by their heroic …

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Microshelters: 59 Creative Cabins, Tiny Houses, Tree Houses, and Other Small Structures

Microshelters: 59 Creative Cabins, Tiny Houses, Tree Houses, and Other Small Structures

by Derek Diedricksen Author

This is a cute book about cute little houses. It's well-done, beautifully photographed, and is a good tool for …

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

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

by Erin Bried Author

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

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Backyard Farming: Composting: How to Plan, Build, and Maintain Your Own Compost System for a Healthy and Vibrant Garden

Backyard Farming: Composting: How to Plan, Build, and Maintain Your Own Compost System for a Healthy and Vibrant Garden

by Kim Pezza Author

Give your garbage a second life. Composting is a little complicated, but Kim Pezza, author of Backyard Farming: …

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$20 Superpack: Herbal Healing

$20 Superpack: Herbal Healing

by Heron Brae Author, Raleigh Briggs Author, Isabelle Gauthier Author, Super Pack! Author and Lisa Vinebaum Author

Life is full of scrapes and sunburns and headaches and yeast infections and other ailments where the doctor isn't going …

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The Scoop on Poop: Safely Capturing and Recycling the Nutrients in Greywater, Humanure, and Urine

The Scoop on Poop: Safely Capturing and Recycling the Nutrients in Greywater, Humanure, and Urine

by Dan Chiras Author

It's time to rethink poop. Seriously, we need to be thinking about it a lot. It's the single product each human …

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Fireweed #1: A Zine of Grassroots Radical Herbalism and Wild Foods Connecting With Kids and Family Life

Fireweed #1: A Zine of Grassroots Radical Herbalism and Wild Foods Connecting With Kids and Family Life

by Jess Krueger Author

Fireweed, as the full title implies, is all about introducing your kids to plants. It's about teaching young …

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$20 Superpack: Get Tidy with Raleigh Briggs

$20 Superpack: Get Tidy with Raleigh Briggs

by Raleigh Briggs Author and Super Pack! Author

Raleigh Briggs is our bestselling author here at Microcosm, though we suspect it hasn't remotely gone to her head. She …

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Radical Mycology (zine)

Radical Mycology (zine)

by Peter McCoy Author

There's a fungus among-us...in the form of Radical Mycology zine! This zine is a mushroom primer, focused mostly on …

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Let it Rot!: The Gardener's Guide to Composting (Third Edition)

Let it Rot!: The Gardener's Guide to Composting (Third Edition)

by Stu Campbell Author

Some of, okay a lot of, our favorite books were published in the 70s. It was an era sort of like now, when the world …

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Just Ride: A Radically Practical Guide to Riding Your Bike

Just Ride: A Radically Practical Guide to Riding Your Bike

by Grant Petersen Author

In much the same way that Michael Pollan’s bestseller Food Rules brought a gust of common sense to the everyday …

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Our Bodies, Our Bikes

Our Bodies, Our Bikes

by Elly Blue Editor, April Streeter Editor, Katura Reynolds Contributor and Emily June Street Contributor

An homage to the classic Our Bodies, Ourselves, this encyclopedic, crowd-sourced compilation of essays, resources, …

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Why Hope?: The Stand Against Civilization

Why Hope?: The Stand Against Civilization

by John Zerzan Author

The infamous eco-anarchist John Zerzan checks in with further provocative articles about the chaotic results of …

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Sherwood Nation: A Novel

Sherwood Nation: A Novel

by Benjamin Parzybok Author

In a drought-stricken Portland, Oregon, a Robin Hood-esque water thief is caught on camera redistributing an illegal …

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The Essential Urban Farmer

The Essential Urban Farmer

by Novella Carpenter Author and Willow Rosenthal Author

The "how-to" guide for a new generation of farmers from a leading urban garden educator and the author of Farm …

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Bicycle Revolution Subscription: All the BFF bike books fit to print!

Bicycle Revolution Subscription: All the BFF bike books fit to print!

Are you in love with bicycling? And books?  Want to get every feminist bicycle book we publish, as it comes …

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Crafting with Wood Pallets: Projects for Rustic Furniture, Decor, Art, Gifts and More

Crafting with Wood Pallets: Projects for Rustic Furniture, Decor, Art, Gifts and More

by Becky Lamb Author

This offers readers innovative new projects for transforming wood pallets into all types of beautiful, useful items …

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In The City of Bikes: The Story of the Amsterdam Cyclist

In The City of Bikes: The Story of the Amsterdam Cyclist

by Pete Jordan Author

So this guy Pete Jordan used to write a zine called "Dishwasher" all about, you know, washing dishes in …

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Fixing Fashion: Rethinking the Way We Make, Market and Buy Our Clothes

Fixing Fashion: Rethinking the Way We Make, Market and Buy Our Clothes

by Michael Lavergne Author

With sales of more than five hundred billion US dollars a year, the fashion industry is one of the most important …

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The Culinary Cyclist: A Cookbook and Companion for the Good Life

The Culinary Cyclist: A Cookbook and Companion for the Good Life

by Anna Brones Author and Johanna Kindvall Illustrator

"The rules for living well, if you can call them that, are simple and a pleasure to follow. Eat local and mostly …

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$40 Superpack: 10 Slightly Damaged Books!

$40 Superpack: 10 Slightly Damaged Books!

by Super Pack! Author and Various Author

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

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Back to the Wild: A Practical Manual for Uncivilized Times

Back to the Wild: A Practical Manual for Uncivilized Times

by Alain Saury Author

This is the classiest, most thoughtful survival manual out there. Written by a French poet, activist, and artist who …

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Dreams

Dreams

by Derrick Jensen Author

Jensen's furthest-reaching book yet, Dreams challenges the "destructive nihilism" of writers like Richard Dawkins and …

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The Derrick Jensen Reader: Writings on Environmental Revolution

The Derrick Jensen Reader: Writings on Environmental Revolution

by Derrick Jensen Author

In an age marked by seemingly unstoppable environmental collapse and the urgent quest for solutions, environmental …

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Teenage Rebels: Stories of Successful High School Activists From the Little Rock 9 to the Class of Tomorrow

Teenage Rebels: Stories of Successful High School Activists From the Little Rock 9 to the Class of Tomorrow

by Dawson Barrett Author

Teenage Rebels provides a glimpse into the laws, policies, and political struggles that have shaped the lives of …

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Everyday Bicycling: Ride a Bike for Transportation (Whatever Your Lifestyle)

Everyday Bicycling: Ride a Bike for Transportation (Whatever Your Lifestyle)

by Elly Blue Author

Everyday Bicycling is your guide to everything you need to know to get started riding a bicycle for transportation. …

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The One-Straw Revolution

The One-Straw Revolution

by Masanobu Fukuoka Author

A short but profound little book, Masanobu Fukuoka's classic "Little Green Book" is part memoir, part manifesto, part …

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The Good Life: Helen and Scott Nearing's Sixty Years of Self-Sufficient Living

The Good Life: Helen and Scott Nearing's Sixty Years of Self-Sufficient Living

by Scott Nearing Author and Helen Nearing Author

I found this book at the library when I was a teenager and fell a little bit in love with the hard-working, difficult, …

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Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water

Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water

by Marc Reisner Author

This updated study of the economics, politics, and ecology of water explores more than a century of both public and …

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Earth First! Direct Action Manual: Third Edition

Earth First! Direct Action Manual: Third Edition

by Earth First! Author

This manual is almost 300 pages of diagrams, descriptions of techniques, and a comprehensive overview of the role …

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