Why We Drive: The Past, Present, and Future of Automobiles in America

Why We Drive: The Past, Present, and Future of Automobiles in America

by Andy Singer

Today, we're married to our cars. But life behind the wheel of an automobile didn't come naturally to …

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Xerography Debt #33

Xerography Debt #33

by Davida Breier

Since 1999, Davida Gypsy Breier's review zine, Xerography Debt might be best summarized as an obsession …

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Dream Whip #15: The Pedal-Powered Movie Tour

Dream Whip #15: The Pedal-Powered Movie Tour

by Bill Brown

“I've always ridden junker bikes in junky clothes, so these skintight bike shorts are a line I'm …

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Henry & Glenn Forever & Ever #2

Henry & Glenn Forever & Ever #2

by Josh Bayer, Tom Neely and Mark Rudolph

In the latest installment of the greatest love story ever told, Glenn's mother, freshly unearthed from beneath the …

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Bamboozled: An Incarcerated Boxer Goes Undercover for John McCain's Boxing Bill

Bamboozled: An Incarcerated Boxer Goes Undercover for John McCain's Boxing Bill

by Joe Biel

In this introspective exploration of former boxer Joey Torrey's life, his past, his murder conviction, and his more …

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100 Years of Modern Iran (1891-1991)

100 Years of Modern Iran (1891-1991)

by John Gerlach

Iran has been at the center of the action for over 2500 years. J. Gerlach's recent history of the country covers a …

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Coffeeshop Crushes: Tales of Love and Lust in Coffee Establishments

Coffeeshop Crushes: Tales of Love and Lust in Coffee Establishments

by Nicole Georges and Jon Van Oast

If you've ever crushed out on your local barista, Coffeeshop Crushes: Tales of Love and Lust in Coffee …

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Grow: How to Take Your Do It Yourself Project and Passion to the Next Level and Quit Your Job

Grow: How to Take Your Do It Yourself Project and Passion to the Next Level and Quit Your Job

by Eleanor Whitney

Grow: How to Take Your DIY Project and Passion to the Next Level and Quit Your Job is a practical field guide for …

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Patch #234: Health and Money

Patch #234: Health and Money

by Joe Biel

You know, we all keep looking for more ways to improve our health and save money. But the most basic and obvious steps …

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Maps to the Other Side: The Adventures of a Bipolar Cartographer

Maps to the Other Side: The Adventures of a Bipolar Cartographer

by Sascha Altman DuBrul

Part mad manifesto, part revolutionary love letter, part freight train adventure story—Maps to the Other Side is …

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New Girl Law: Drafting a Future for Cambodia

New Girl Law: Drafting a Future for Cambodia

by Anne Elizabeth Moore

When Moore, a writer and independent publisher, brought her experience in the American cultural underground to Cambodia …

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$20 Superpack: Classic Microcosm Gems!

$20 Superpack: Classic Microcosm Gems!

by Super Pack!

So, this is just about the best deal we've got. These are some classic, amazing Microcosm books and zines. They …

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The CIA Makes Science Fiction Unexciting: Dark Deeds & Derring-Do from 1950 to Today

The CIA Makes Science Fiction Unexciting: Dark Deeds & Derring-Do from 1950 to Today

by Joe Biel, Gena Mason, Scotty Mylxine, Abner Smith and Keith Rosson

These five case studies offer a chilling glimpse into the negligence, greed, murder, and at times comical …

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Xerography Debt #32

Xerography Debt #32

by Davida Breier

Since 1999, Davida Gypsy Breier's review zine, Xerography Debt might be best summarized as an obsession …

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Henry & Glenn Forever & Ever #1

Henry & Glenn Forever & Ever #1

by Tom Neely, Ed Luce and Benjamin Marra

It’s the moment the world has been waiting for: the return of everyone’s favorite musclebound punk/metal …

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Interstate Highway System

Interstate Highway System

by John Gerlach

Rather than condemning the planning and development of the Interstate Highway System, J. Gerlach’s Simple History …

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The People's Apocalypse

The People's Apocalypse

by Jenny Forrester, Ariel Gore, Derrick Jensen and Tom Moniz

This is a book about the end times: The ground we stand on will fall into the sea or God will stomp down from the sky …

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Railroad Semantics #2: Southern Oregon, Northern California

Railroad Semantics #2: Southern Oregon, Northern California

by Aaron Dactyl

From train-hopping to hobo graffiti, maps to camps, Aaron gives the goods in a well-written style that's both …

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Mostly True: The West's Most Popular Hobo Graffiti Magazine

Mostly True: The West's Most Popular Hobo Graffiti Magazine

by Bill Daniel

Second Edition! 24 Additional Pages of New Material! Four years after the first book, master railroad and freight tag …

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Make It Last: Sustainably and Affordably Preserving What We Love

Make It Last: Sustainably and Affordably Preserving What We Love

by Raleigh Briggs

Make It Last: Sustainably and Affordably Preserving What We Love is an illustrated guide to clothes and food and home. …

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Beyond The Music: How Punks are Saving the World with DIY Ethics, Skills, & Values

Beyond The Music: How Punks are Saving the World with DIY Ethics, Skills, & Values

by Joe Biel

Punk is notorious for its loud music, aggressive attitude, and safety-pinned style. Less well known is the radical …

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Pin #208: Library Gearz

Pin #208: Library Gearz

by Joe Biel

 Get engaged with the world through books! 

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The Simple History Series

The Simple History Series

by John Gerlach

Included in this seven-zine, 336-page, sleeve-bound boxset is Simple History author J. Gerlach's Nez Perce …

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Sticker #159: Chainring Heart

Sticker #159: Chainring Heart

by Joe Biel, Aaron Renier and alex wrekk

Microcosm's iconic chainring heart, now in sticker form!

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Unsinkable: How to build Plywood Pontoons & Longtail Boat Motors Out of Scrap

Unsinkable: How to build Plywood Pontoons & Longtail Boat Motors Out of Scrap

by Robert Wildwood

There's nothing like a good adventure story! Pair that with a how-to manual and you've got gold. …

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Action! Professor Know It All's Guide to Film and Video

Action! Professor Know It All's Guide to Film and Video

by Bill Brown

Have you ever wanted to make your own movies, documentaries, music videos, or vlogs? In this easy-to-read and …

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Pin #127: Chainring Heart

Pin #127: Chainring Heart

by Joe Biel, Aaron Renier and alex wrekk

The Microcosm chainring heart logo, in colorful goodness, on a button.

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Christopher Columbus and His Expeditions to America

Christopher Columbus and His Expeditions to America

by John Gerlach

While past histories depict Christopher Columbus as either god-sent angel or bloodthirsty demon, Simple History …

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We'll Never Have Paris: Greatist Hits

We'll Never Have Paris: Greatist Hits

by Andria Alefhi and Martha Grover

This collection of short stories brings together the best of the twice-yearly zine We’ll Never Have …

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Share the Road

Share the Road

by Joe Biel and Matt Gauck

Personally, I'm not a communist and don't believe that the public should continue to subsidize automobiles on …

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