“Eight years in the making, One More for the People is the first collection of Martha Grover's zine Somnambulist. Playful, wry, and conversational, One More for the People chronicles three generations in the life of the Grover family. As these idiosyncratic characters reluctantly confront adulthood, one Grover is always there to take notes. But after she's diagnosed with a rare and potentially fatal disease...[ continued ]
This issue of Somnambulist is a correspondence between Martha and TJ Acena. Epistolary stories/essays between Portland, Oregon and Xi'an, China. Discussions of loneliness, gentrification, development, heart break, Dunkin' Donuts, and so much more.
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A reprint of this classic issue of Somnambulist! Martha moves back in with her parents and records the notes of the weekly family meetings. The results, as Martha says in the introduction, are "hilarious, weird, [and] often embarrassing."
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This brand new issue of Somnambulist documents a conversation happening between Portland and Amsterdam. Discussions of place, travel, race, language, and privilege. Culture and climate, bikes and cars, joy and heartbreak. Thoroughly engaging throughout! Highly recommended.
60 pages, half-letter size, silkscreened covers.[ continued ]
Nominated for the 2017 Oregon Book Award! (Judged by Maggie Nelson, no less!)
Martha Grover's observations about life on earth are one-of-a-kind. In The End of My Career, the latest memoir from the long-running Somnambulist zine author, her eye has never been more honed. It's a memoir about moving back in with her parents, finding work with a chronic illness, and living as a woman in a changing city...[ continued ]
In this issue of Somnambulist, Martha Grover gathers thirteen different people to tell stories of being stuck—physically, metaphorically, or spiritually. Watercolored portraits accompany a wide range of stories and emotions.
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