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

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  1. Depression 2.0

    Depression 2.0: Creative Strategies for Tough Economic Times


    Depression 2.0 is a practical, empowering, hands-on guide to persevering and even thriving in the event of an economic crisis. Learn More
  2. Dirty Sign Language: Everyday Slang from "What's Up?" to "F*%# Off!"

    Dirty Sign Language: Everyday Slang from "What's Up?" to "F*%# Off!" (Dirty Everyday Slang)


    Next time you’re signing with your friends, drop the ASL textbook formality and start flashing the signs they don’t teach in any classroom, including funny insults, explicit sex terms, and raw swear words. Learn More
  3. Do-It-Yourself Screenprinting

    Do-It-Yourself Screenprinting


    How To Turn Your Home Into A T-Shirt Factory. Learn More
  4. Don't Leave Your Friends Behind

    Don't Leave Your Friends Behind: Concrete Ways to Support Families in Social Justice Movements and Communities


    A collection of suggestions, tips, and narratives on ways everyone can support parents, children, and caregivers involved in social movements, this book focuses on social justice, mutual aid, and collective liberation. Learn More
  5. Dwelling Portably

    Dwelling Portably: 1980–2012


    Full of information about living without a permanent residence, this complete collection of the Dwelling Portably zines from 1980 through 2012 contains helpful and informative tips for living far outside of cities and bereft of technology. Learn More
  6. Every Day's a Holiday

    Every Day's a Holiday: Year-Round Crafting with Kids

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    Kids love making crafts, and no one knows that better than Heidi Kenney, creator of the popular blog My Paper Crane. Learn More
  7. Everything That Follows Is Based on Recent, Real-Life Experience That Has Been Proven to Work

    Everything That Follows Is Based on Recent, Real-Life Experience That Has Been Proven to Work: Professional Survival Solutions


    International aid worker James Shepherd-Barron has faced countless life-threatening situations around the world. Everything that Follows draws upon his decades of experience to offer usable advice—as practical as it is pulse-pumping—on surviving the most dangerous places on earth. Learn More
  8. Field Guide To Dreams

    Field Guide To Dreams: How To Identify And Interpret The Symbols In Your Dreams


    So you're standing naked in front of a classroom. Or you're being chased by a one-legged man. Or maybe you're standing in front of a classroom and kissing a one-legged man. Learn More
  9. Field Guide To Gestures

    Field Guide To Gestures: How To Identify And Interpret Virtually Every Gesture Known To Man


    Furrowed brows, wiggled fingers, wrinkled noses, shrugged shoulders - with so many rich and varied gestures at our disposal, it's no wonder anthropologists claim at least 90% of all human communication is non-verbal. But what do all of these signs and signals really mean? And what secrets do they reveal about the person you're speaking with? FIELD GUIDE TO GESTURES has the answers. Learn More
  10. Field Guide To Knitting

    Field Guide To Knitting: How to Identify, Select, and Work Virtually Every Stitch


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    Julia Roberts does it. Madonna, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Hilary Swank all do it. We're talking about knitting, a fiber art as old as time, and people across America are rediscovering the joy of stitching. Learn More
  11. Field Guide to Luck

    Field Guide to Luck: How to Use and Interpret Charms, Signs, and Superstitions


    Everyone knows that rubbing a rabbit's foot will bring good luck—but did you know this superstition was introduced to the United States by slaves from West Africa? Learn More
  12. Field Guide To Stains

    Field Guide To Stains: How to Identify and Remove Virtually Every Stain Known to Man


    At last, a field guide to identifying and doing battle with more than 100 stains, from tomato juice and tar to avocado and urine! Learn More
  13. Field Guide To Tools

    Field Guide To Tools: How to Identify and Use Virtually Every Tool at the Hardware Store


    What's a plumb bob look like? Where can I find a chop saw? How can I tell the difference between a tire wrench and a box wrench? Learn More
  14. Folks, This Ain't Normal

    Folks, This Ain't Normal: A Farmer's Advice for Happier Hens, Healthier People, and a Better World


    From farmer Joel Salatin's point of view, life in the 21st century just ain't normal. In FOLKS, THIS AIN'T NORMAL, he discusses how far removed we are from the simple, sustainable joy that comes from living close to the land and the people we love. Salatin has many thoughts on what normal is and shares practical and philosophical ideas for changing our lives in small ways that have big impact. Learn More
  15. Fuck This Book

    Fuck This Book


    Juvenile, profane, and timeless, FUCK THIS BOOK collects images of real public signs that have been mischievously altered by stickers bearing the most expressive of all four-letter words. Learn More
  16. Future Primitive Revisited

    Future Primitive Revisited


    As our society is stricken with repeated technological disasters, and the apocalyptic problems that go with them, the "neo-primitivist" essays of John Zerzan seem more relevant than ever. Learn More
  17. G.P.O. v G.P.O

    Genesis P-Orridge: G.P.O. versus G.P-O: A Chronicle of Mail Art on Trial


    G.P.O. versus G.P-O: A Chronicle of Mail Art on Trial gathers a collection of materials from the archives of the legendary artist and musician Genesis P-Orridge (born 1950) relating to a unique legal battle: Great Britain's General Post Office's 1975 case against P-Orridge for disseminating pornographic postcards through the mail. Learn More
  18. Getting Out (new edition)

    Getting Out: Your Guide to Leaving America


    The Process Self-Reliance Series Volume 2. Many people are thinking about it. This book shows how it's done. Learn More
  19. Girls Style Book

    Girls Style Book


    There's nothing quite like dressing your little girl in clothes she adores—made with love, made by you. Learn More
  20. Guerrilla Gardening

    Guerrilla Gardening: A Manualfesto


    The term 'guerrilla' may bring to mind a small band of armed soldiers, moving in the dead of night on a stealth mission. Learn More
  21. Guide to Taxidermy

    Guide to Taxidermy


    The complete illustrated guide to mastering the art of taxidermy. Learn More
  22. Handbook for Hot Witches

    Handbook for Hot Witches: Dame Darcy's Illustrated Guide to Magic, Love, and Creativity


    Combine a graphic novel with a dash of crafts, a sprinkle of feminist fairy tales, and a whole cauldron of spells—voilà!—Handbook for Hot Witches. Learn More
  23. A Handbook for the Perfect Adventurer

    Handbook For The Perfect Adventurer


    Pierre Mac Orlan's 1920 Handbook for the Perfect Adventurer was at once a paean to the adventure story, a tongue-in-cheek guidebook to the genre's real-life practitioners and a grim if unspoken coda to the disasters of World War I. Learn More
  24. Happy Homemade: Sew Chic

    Happy Homemade: Sew Chic: 20 Simple Everyday Designs


    Are you a do-it-yourselfer, with a passion for Japanese style? Learn More
  25. Have Yourself a Very Vintage Christmas

    Have Yourself a Very Vintage Christmas: Crafts, Decorating Tips, and Recipes, 1920s-1960s


    In her newest volume, Susan Waggoner recaptures the magic of Christmases past with the vintage crafts projects readers have been craving. Learn More

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