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 ]
From the author of Make Your Place comes another amazing book about learning to do all the things you've always wanted to learn how to do. Beautifully handwritten and hand-drawn, Make it Last: Prolonging + Preserving What We Love is a clean, easy to use, and accessible guide to creating a more sustainable life.
Within: basic knots and stitches, buttons, mending seams, patching holes, darning holes, hemming, fixing a zipper, waterproofing, storing veggies, drying herbs, herbal vinegars, herbal syrups and honeys, canning, lacto-fermentation, making jerky, salt-curing fish, repairing doors, patching walls, fixing windows, working on tubs and sinks, fixing toilets, and more...[ continued ]
“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 ]