Kalen's Books for a Winter's Day

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How to Protect Bookstores and Why: The Present and Future of Bookselling

How to Protect Bookstores and Why: The Present and Future of Bookselling

by Danny Caine Author

Can bookstores save the world? As bastions of culture, anchors of local retail districts, community gathering places,…

$15.95 3 comments

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The Bicyclist's Guide to the Galaxy: Feminist, Fantastical Tales of Books and Bikes

The Bicyclist's Guide to the Galaxy: Feminist, Fantastical Tales of Books and Bikes

by Elly Blue Editor, Cara Brezina Contributor, Kathleen Jowitt Contributor, Lisa Timpf Contributor, Taru Luojola Contributor and Avery Vanderlyle Contributor

The power of the pedal and the page shine through in these ten joyfully feminist science fiction and fantasy…

$12.95 1 comment

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Our Strangers: Stories

Our Strangers: Stories

by Lydia Davis Author

“An overflowing treasure chest of jewel-like stories . . . A collection that you'll want to keep on your…

$26.00 16 comments

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Beatles Blackouts: Trips Around the World in Search of Beatles Monuments

Beatles Blackouts: Trips Around the World in Search of Beatles Monuments

by Jack Marriott Author

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas meets a drunken Eat, Pray, Love in this unique tour of global…

$17.95 3 comments

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Culpeper's Complete Herbal: A Compendium of Herbs and Their Uses, Annotated for Modern Herbalists, Healers, and Witches

Culpeper's Complete Herbal: A Compendium of Herbs and Their Uses, Annotated for Modern Herbalists, Healers, and Witches

by Nicholas Culpeper Author and JJ Pursell Contributor

Description of Microcosm's Fall 2022 edition: For the last 350 years, since the reign of Elizabeth I, Nicholas…

$24.95

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How Not to Kill Yourself: A Survival Guide for Imaginative Pessimists

How Not to Kill Yourself: A Survival Guide for Imaginative Pessimists

by Set Sytes Author with Dr. Faith G. Harper

Are you inclined to escape the crumminess of everyday life into fantasy worlds? Are you smart and imaginative in a way…

$12.95 7 comments

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The Fastest Bicycle Rider in the World: The True Story of America’s First Black World Champion

The Fastest Bicycle Rider in the World: The True Story of America’s First Black World Champion

by Adonia E. Lugo, PhD Foreword, Major Taylor Author and Ayesha McGowan Foreword

Born in 1878, bicycle racer Marshall "Major" Taylor became the first Black sports star to…

$16.95

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Queer Animals & Plants Coloring Book

Queer Animals & Plants Coloring Book

by Kes Otter Lieffe Author and Anja Van Geert Illustrator

Lesbian gulls, intersex grizzly bears, gay orgies of manatees, trans clownfish, binary-smashing…

$14.95

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The History of Miami Hip Hop: The Story of DJ Khaled, Pitbull, DJ Craze, and Other Contributors to South Florida's Scene

The History of Miami Hip Hop: The Story of DJ Khaled, Pitbull, DJ Craze, and Other Contributors to South Florida's Scene

by John Cordero Author

In the late 90s, the music scene in Miami was at the infancy of becoming the multi-million dollar cultural and artistic…

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Homesweet Homegrown: How to Grow, Make, And Store Food, No Matter Where You Live

Homesweet Homegrown: How to Grow, Make, And Store Food, No Matter Where You Live

by Robyn Jasko Author and Jennifer Biggs Illustrator

A simple DIY guide to growing, storing, and making your own food, no matter where you live. An ideal companion to…

$9.95 16 comments

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The Wayward Writer: Summon Your Power to Take Back Your Story, Liberate Yourself from Capitalism, and Publish Like a Superstar

The Wayward Writer: Summon Your Power to Take Back Your Story, Liberate Yourself from Capitalism, and Publish Like a Superstar

by Ariel Gore Author

When your dream and creative passion is to write, how do you succeed without selling out or selling yourself short?…

$19.95

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Hey Ho Let's Dough!: 1! 2! 3! 40 Vegan Pizza Recipes Unrelated to the Ramones

Hey Ho Let's Dough!: 1! 2! 3! 40 Vegan Pizza Recipes Unrelated to the Ramones

by Automne Zingg Illustrator and Joshua Ploeg Author

When you don’t wanna go down to the pizzeria, whip up these vegan pizzas. Automne Zingg—mastermind behind…

$14.95 1 comment

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Making Stuff and Doing Things: DIY Guides to Just About Everything

Making Stuff and Doing Things: DIY Guides to Just About Everything

by Kyle Bravo Editor

When you’re young, broke, and in search of a life of adventure, Making Stuff and Doing Things is the most useful…

$16.95 37 comments

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Hot Damn & Hell Yeah: Recipes for Hungry Banditos

Hot Damn & Hell Yeah: Recipes for Hungry Banditos

by Ryan Splint Author

Hot Damn and Hell Yeah shows regular people how to use familiar, easy-to-find ingredients to create tasty, spicy vegan…

$10.95 1 comment

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Make Your Place: Affordable, Sustainable Nesting Skills

Make Your Place: Affordable, Sustainable Nesting Skills

by Raleigh Briggs Author

Craft a sustainable domestic life without relying on smelly, toxic, expensive consumer products. This hand written…

$14.95 40 comments

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The Taco Cleanse: The Tortilla-Based Diet Proven to Change Your Life

The Taco Cleanse: The Tortilla-Based Diet Proven to Change Your Life

by Wes Allison Author, Stephanie Bogdanich Author, Molly R. Frisinger Author and Jessica Morris Author

Tired of fasts, cleanses, juices, smoothies, sprouts, and complicated yet minimalist diets? Instead of feeling…

$17.95

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Square Foot Gardening Answer Book

Square Foot Gardening Answer Book

by Mel Bartholomew Author

A companion and follow-up to the popular classic Square Foot Gardening, experienced gardener and author Mel Bartholomew…

$16.99

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Please Kill Me : The Uncensored Oral History of Punk

Please Kill Me : The Uncensored Oral History of Punk

by Gillian McCain Author and Legs McNeil Author

A contemporary classic, Please Kill Me is the definitive oral history of the most nihilistic of all pop movements. Iggy…

$20.00

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Vegan Thai Kitchen: 75 Easy and Delicious Plant-Based Recipes with Bold Flavors

Vegan Thai Kitchen: 75 Easy and Delicious Plant-Based Recipes with Bold Flavors

by Sarah Jansala Author and Renoo Jansala Author

Thai food can be hard to veganize, but no longer! Sarah and Renoo Jansala are mother-daughter founders of acclaimed…

$21.99

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Sinkhole

Sinkhole

by Davida G. Breier Author

After fifteen years away from the small Florida town she grew up in, Michelle Miller returns to confront the demons from…

$18.95

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Heirloom Plants: A Complete Compendium of Heritage Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs & Flowers

Heirloom Plants: A Complete Compendium of Heritage Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs & Flowers

by Thomas Etty Author and Lorraine Harrison Author

In this guide for gardeners, dig into the world of heirloom plants and vegetables. Compiled in this compendium are some…

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Fairy House: How to Make Amazing Fairy Furniture, Miniatures, and More from Natural Materials

Fairy House: How to Make Amazing Fairy Furniture, Miniatures, and More from Natural Materials

by Debbie Schramer Author and Mike Schramer Author

Fairy House is a fascinating adventure into the art of creating miniscule fairytale kingdoms from found objects in…

$24.95

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The Botanical Bible: Plants, Flowers, Art, Recipes & Other Home Uses

The Botanical Bible: Plants, Flowers, Art, Recipes & Other Home Uses

by Sonya Patel Ellis Author

Cardamom and soy vinegar and fragranced olibarnum, and summer fruit coulis and Matisse’s gargantuan...these fill…

$40.00

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