Do-it-yourself books, guides, self-help books, and manuals. From crafting to counter-culture to just plain bizarre.

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  1. Zombie Hunter's Guide

    Zombie Hunter's Guide


    A tongue-in-cheek look at the ghoulish world of zombies, complete with specially commissioned Osprey-style artwork, reveals the history of zombies and the forces at large today. Learn More
  2. Make: Zero To Maker

    Zero to Maker: Learn (Just Enough) to Make (Just About) Anything


    Are you possessed by the urge to invent, design, and make something that others enjoy, but don’t know how to plug into the Maker movement? In this book, you’ll follow author David Lang’s headfirst dive into the Maker world and how he grew to be a successful entrepreneur. You’ll discover how to navigate this new community, and find the best resources for learning the tools and skills you need to be a dynamic maker in your own right. Learn More
  3. Young, Broke, and Beautiful

    Young, Broke, and Beautiful: Broke-Ass Stuart's Guide to Living Cheaply


    This book isn't simply a guide to living cheaply: it's more than that. It's a celebration of the fact that you don't have to be rich to enjoy your life. You don't have to have designer clothes and expensive things to prove you're amazing. What makes life interesting is not the things that you own, but the sh*t that you do. Learn More
  4. Words For Pictures

    Words for Pictures: The Art and Business of Writing Comics and Graphic Novels


    Best-selling Marvel Comics writer Brian Michael Bendis reveals the comic book writing secrets behind his work on The Avengers, Ultimate Spider-Man, All-New X-Men, and more. Learn More
  5. Wine Bar Theory

    Wine Bar Theory


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    Wine Bar Theory is an attitude and an approach to work. It's not about cutting corners, it's about wanting the very best and not settling for less. It's a theory that can pave your road to success. Learn More
  6. When There Is No Doctor

    When There Is No Doctor: Preventive and Emergency Healthcare in Uncertain Times


    The fifth title in Process’ Self-Reliance series demystifies medical practices with a practical approach to 21st Century health and home medicine, particularly helpful for stressful moments in a financial downturn. Learn More
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    Whatcha Mean, What's A 'Zine?


    The Art Of Making Zines And Mini-Comics. Learn More
  8. The Urban Homesteader

    Urban Homesteader: How To Create Sustainable Life in the City, featuring Make Your Place, Make It Last, Homesweet Homegrown, and Everyday Bicycling


    Want to learn to make your own soap? Mend your torn clothes? Grow your own cucumbers? Carry your groceries and children on a bicycle? Learn More
  9. Urban Agriculture

    Urban Agriculture: Ideas and Designs for the New Food Revolution


    You don't have to journey to a rural paradise to find the farm of the future. It's your neighbor's suburban lawn, the roof of your uptown condominium, or the co-op market garden in the vacant lot down the street. Urban Agriculture is a detailed look at how food is taking root in our cities. It offers inspirational advice and working examples to help you dig inand become more self-sufficient with your own food choices. Learn More
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    Urawaza: Secret Everyday Tips And Tricks From Japan


    u-ra-wa-za\ 'oo rah wah zah \ noun. 1: a secret trick; 2: an unmapped shortcut Learn More
  11. Treatise on Elegant Living

    Treatise on Elegant Living


    Honore de Balzac's 1830 Treatise on Elegant Living was a keystone text on dandyism, preceding Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly's Anatomy of Dandyism (1845) and Charles Baudelaire's “The Dandy” (in The Painter of Modern Life, 1863), and marking an important shift from the early dandyism of the British Regency to the intellectual and artistic dandyism of nineteenth-century France. Learn More
  12. Toolbox for Sustainable City Living

    Toolbox for Sustainable City Living: A Do-It-Ourselves Guide


    This title is currently out of stock. Please check back. Learn More
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    Tiny Yarn Animals: Amigurumi Friends To Make And Enjoy


    From the creator of, a collection of adorable crocheted creatures. Learn More
  14. This Is How

    This Is How: Surviving What You Think You Can't


    From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Running With Scissors comes a groundbreaking book by Augusten Burroughs that explores how to survive what you think you can't. Learn More
  15. The Zombie Survival Guide

    The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Living Dead


    THE ZOMBIE SURVIVAL GUIDE is your key to survival against the hordes of undead who may be stalking you right now! Learn More
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    The Yarn Girls' Guide To Simple Knits


    In their bustling New York City yarn shop Julie Carles and Jordana Jacobs ó a.k.a. the Yarn Girls ó have helped thousands of new and lapsed knitters rediscover the pleasures of knitting. Learn More
  17. The Way of Men

    The Way of Men


    What is masculinity? Ask ten men and you'll get ten vague, conflicting answers. Unlike any book of its kind, The Way of Men offers a simple, straightforward answer-without getting bogged down in religion, morality, or politics. Learn More
  18. The Urban Homestead

    The Urban Homestead (Expanded & Revised Edition): Your Guide to Self-Sufficient Living in the Heart of the City


    This celebrated, essential handbook for the urban homesteading movement shows how to grow and preserve your own food, clean your house without toxins, raise chickens, gain energy independence, and more. Learn More
  19. The Replaymyplay Introduction To Energy Coloring Book

    The Replaymyplay Introduction To Energy Coloring Book


    Replaymyplay coloring book is an energy handbook made fun. Learn More
  20. The Practical Cyclist

    The Practical Cyclist: Bicycling for Real People


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    Riding a bicycle is something you never forget—even if the last time you owned a bike, it had playing cards pinned to the spokes. Learn More
  21. The One-Block Feast

    The One-Block Feast: An Adventure in Food from Yard to Table


    Based on the James Beard Award–winning blog The One-Block Diet, this all-in-one home gardening, do-it-yourself guide and cookbook shows you how to transform a backyard or garden into a self-sufficient locavore’s paradise. Learn More
  22. The Little Squatter's Handbook

    The Little Squatter's Handbook


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    A lonely house all falling down; five homeless folk alone and cold. How can there be a happy end? Learn More
  23. The Illustrated Doom Survival Guide

    The Illustrated Doom Survival Guide: Don't Panic!


    The Illustrated Doom Survival Guide is the definitive handbook to ensure your survival in a post-apocalyptic world. Learn More
  24. The Foxfire 45th Anniversary Book

    The Foxfire 45th Anniversary Book: Singin', Praisin', Raisin'


    For almost half a century, Foxfire has brought the philosophy of simple living to hundreds of thousands of readers, teaching creative self-sufficiency and preserving the stories, crafts, and customs of Appalachia. Inspiring and practical, this classic series has become an American institution. Learn More
  25. The Feast Nearby

    The Feast Nearby: How I lost my job, buried a marriage, and found my way by keeping chickens, foraging, preserving, bartering, and eating locally (all on $40 a week)


    Within a single week in 2009, food journalist Robin Mather found herself on the threshold of a divorce and laid off from her job at the Chicago Tribune. Forced into a radical life change, she returned to her native rural Michigan. Learn More

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