$100 & a T-Shirt: A Documentary About Zines in the Northwest

$100 & a T-Shirt: A Documentary About Zines in the Northwest

by Joe Biel, Nickey Robo and Rev Phil Sano

A cultural analysis of what causes zine makers to tick; what the hell zines are, why people make zines, the origin of …

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(We've All Got) Baggage: Envisioning an Ideal Community and Engaging it with our own Problems and Hangups.

(We've All Got) Baggage: Envisioning an Ideal Community and Engaging it with our own Problems and Hangups.

by Cynthia Marts

If Microcosm was a person, they'd be in their early twenties, chock full of the messy connotations that this …

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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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13 Years of Good Luck: The Microcosm Publishing Sampler

13 Years of Good Luck: The Microcosm Publishing Sampler

by Julia Alekseyeva, Lee Baillie, Alexander Barrett, Nate Beaty, Joe Biel, 32 more

To celebrate our thirteenth anniversary of publishing books and zines about self-empowerment, we put together this …

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Accepting Failure

Accepting Failure

by Ana López

This zine feels simultaneously handwritten in a single draft and deeply thoughtful and profound. Ana traces historical …

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Accounting for Ourselves: Breaking the Impasse Around Assault and Abuse in Anarchist Scenes

Accounting for Ourselves: Breaking the Impasse Around Assault and Abuse in Anarchist Scenes

by CrimethInc

Sexual assault and abuse continue to plague anarchist circles and spaces. In response, we’ve developed processes …

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Achieve Your Goals: The Workbook

Achieve Your Goals: The Workbook

by Faith G. Harper, PhD, LPC-S, ACS, ACN

Everyone's got goals. Maybe you're working towards single-payer health care in the US, or maybe you've set …

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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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Adult Themes

Adult Themes

by Chantel Guidry

This zine is dedicated to 36 stories and poems about sex. Chantel says that some are true and some aren't, but to …

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Aftermass: How Portland Became North America's #1 Cycling Mecca

Aftermass: How Portland Became North America's #1 Cycling Mecca

by Joe Biel, Jeff Hayes, Alice Isley and Rev Phil Sano

The world looks to Portland, Oregon as an example of how bicycle culture can blossom out of the ruinous freeways of …

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Aftermath of Forever: How I Loved and Lost and Found Myself. The Mix Tape Diaries

Aftermath of Forever: How I Loved and Lost and Found Myself. The Mix Tape Diaries

by Natalye Childress

The Aftermath of Forever is a memoir that chronicles the romantic coming-of-age of a woman in her 20s dating in San …

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Alive with Vigor: Surviving Your Adventurous Lifestyle

Alive with Vigor: Surviving Your Adventurous Lifestyle

by Robert Wildwood, Buck Angel, Joe Biel, Natalye Childress, Lauren Hage, 3 more

Alive With Vigor! compiles stories of surviving—and thriving—from a wide spectrum of contributors. Deeply …

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All The Pretty People: Tales of Carob, Shame, and Barbie Envy

All The Pretty People: Tales of Carob, Shame, and Barbie Envy

by Ariel Gore

This queer love story by Ariel Gore brings out all of the dirt on 1970s suburban hippies. Through an authentic voice, …

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Amica’s World: How a Giant Bird Came into Our Heart and Home

Amica’s World: How a Giant Bird Came into Our Heart and Home

by Meadow Shadowhawk, Washo Shadowhawk and Jane Goodall

Amica is a rhea—a flightless bird in the ratite family, related to ostriches, emus, and kiwis. Amica was adopted …

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Anarchists on Anarchism

Anarchists on Anarchism

Anarchism is often glossed over in the media as mere chaos; carry this slim volume in your pocket to remind you that …

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Applicant

Applicant

by Jesse Reklaw

“One night while rooting through the recycling bin for magazines, I found all the confidential Ph.D. applicant …

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Autism & The Re:Spectrum of Human Emotions/Perfect Mix Tape Segue #6: Autism & Intellectually Understanding Empathy

Autism & The Re:Spectrum of Human Emotions/Perfect Mix Tape Segue #6: Autism & Intellectually Understanding Empathy

by Joe Biel

Recommended for anyone who is or knows someone on the autism spectrum (or suspects they might!), this zine looks at the …

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Avow #24

Avow #24

by Keith Rosson

The cover of veteran zinester Keith Rosson's zine is an homage to Milwaukee drivers' disdain for the …

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Awesome Future: Stories of Victorious Action

Awesome Future: Stories of Victorious Action

by Robert Wildwood

In Awesome Future: Stories of Victorious Action, Weed, CA-based zinester Robnoxious wants you to come in from …

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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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Bamboozled: The Joey Torrey Story

Bamboozled: The Joey Torrey Story

by Joey Torrey

In this introspective exploration of his life, former boxer Joey Torrey reflects on his past, his murder conviction, …

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Barefoot and in the Kitchen: Vegan Recipes for You

Barefoot and in the Kitchen: Vegan Recipes for You

by Ashley Rowe

This heavily illustrated vegan cookbook is packed with delicious recipes and entertaining essays. Not at all an …

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Basic Fermentation: A Do-it-yourself Guide to Cultural Manipulation

Basic Fermentation: A Do-it-yourself Guide to Cultural Manipulation

by Sandor Ellix Katz

Fermented foods are great for your health, and this book is a great resource for learning to use the microbes around …

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BDSM FAQ: Your Antidote to Fifty Shades of Grey

BDSM FAQ: Your Antidote to Fifty Shades of Grey

by Faith G. Harper, PhD, LPC-S, ACS, ACN

Microcosm bestseller Dr. Faith is a counselor who helps a lot of people figure out their big questions in life. …

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Beard Coloring Book

Beard Coloring Book

by Meggyn Pomerleau

The Beard Coloring Book is a luscious, facial-hair-filled collection of illustrations, infographics, and games. …

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Beginner's Guide to Responsible Sexuality (for Men)

Beginner's Guide to Responsible Sexuality (for Men)

by Various

A brief look at a number of important questions facing heterosexual men who don't want to go along with sexist …

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A Beginner's Guide to Treewatching

A Beginner's Guide to Treewatching

by Skye Henterly

This is your guide to the fast-paced, energetic sport of treewatching! Just kidding. Watching trees is a relaxing way …

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The Best of Intentions: The Avow Anthology

The Best of Intentions: The Avow Anthology

by Keith Rosson

Now in its second edition, The Best of Intentions is a big ol' whopping collection of material from the …

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Between Resistance & Community: The Long Island Do-it-yourself Punk Scene

Between Resistance & Community: The Long Island Do-it-yourself Punk Scene

by Ben Holtzman

This original documentary focuses on a group of kids who have built a community around a love of music and a passion …

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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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