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

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  1. Toolbox for Sustainable City Living

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


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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
  3. 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
  4. Think Tank DIY #2

    Think Tank DIY #2


    Project Ideas You Can Take as Your Own! Learn More
  5. Thank Tank DIY #1

    Think Tank DIY #1


    Project Ideas You Can Take as Your Own! Learn More
  6. Them: Adventures with Extremists

    Them: Adventures with Extremists


    A wide variety of extremist groups - Islamic fundamentalists, neo-Nazis - share the oddly similar belief that a tiny shadowy elite rule the world from a secret room. Learn More
  7. 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
  8. yarn girls' guide to simple knits

    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
  9. 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
  10. Vintage Table

    The Vintage Table: Personal Treasures and Standout Settings


    Your table is not only the place where you gather for meals–it is also a canvas for your creativity and for the treasures you’ve gathered over the years. Each day offers you a chance to surround yourself with what you love, whether you’re enjoying cereal from a punchy yellow gnome bowl, inviting friends over to test your latest recipe served on cherry red retro plates, or holding a formal dinner using delicate family china. Learn More
  11. The Verso Book of Dissent

    The Verso Book of Dissent: From Spartacus to the Shoe-Thrower of Baghdad


    A sparkling anthology of revolt and resistance to orthodoxy and repression. Learn More
  12. 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
  13. The Shape of Knitting

    The Shape of Knitting: A Master Class in Increases, Decreases, and Other Forms of Shaping


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    In The Shape of Knitting, innovative designer Lynne Barr gives readers a fascinating, in-depth master class on the techniques that can be used to shape flat and dimensional pieces of knitting—increases, decreases, short rows, dividing and combining stitches, and adding sections. Learn More
  14. The Revolution

    The Revolution: Quotations from Revolution Party Chairman R. U. Sirius


    R. U. Sirius has won a devoted following for his brash, insightful writings and daring media pranks. Learn More
  15. The Rector & The Rogue

    The Rector And The Rogue


    It began quietly enough one morning in February 1880, with a mutton-chopped Acme Safe Company salesman knocking on the door of Reverend Morgan Dix, the starchiest clergyman in Manhattan's most respectable church. Learn More
  16. The Psychopath's Bible For The Extreme Individual

    The Psychopath's Bible For The Extreme Individual


    Throughout history, throughout most of the world, psychopaths have gotten a bad rap. Learn More
  17. The Practical Pyromaniac

    The Practical Pyromaniac: Build Fire Tornadoes, One-Candlepower Engines, Great Balls of Fire, and More Incendiary Devices


    Combining science, history, and DIY pyrotechnics, this book for the workbench warrior explains humankind’s most useful and paradoxical tool: fire. William Gurstelle, author of the bestselling Backyard Ballistics, presents 25 projects with instructions, diagrams, photos, and links to video demonstrations that enable people of all ages to explore and safely play with fire. Learn More
  18. 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
  19. The People's Apocalypse

    The People's Apocalypse


    Everything from Christian fundamentalist rapture predictions to environmentalist utopian visions is included in this unique collection of writings about the end of the world. Learn More
  20. The People Speak

    The People Speak: American Voices, Some Famous, Some Little Known


    American Voices, Some Famous, Some Little Known. Dramatic readings celebrating the enduring spirit of dissent. 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 Occupation Cookbook

    The Occupation Cookbook: Or the Model of the Occupation of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb


    "The Occupation Cookbook is a 'manual' that describes the organization of the student occupation of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb that took place in the spring of 2009 and lasted for 35 days. It was written for two reasons: to record what happened, and to present the particular organization of this action in such a way that it may be of use to other activists and members of various collectives if they decide to undertake a similar action." Learn More
  23. The Moral Underground

    The Moral Underground: How Ordinary Americans Subvert an Unfair Economy


    Called a “fascinating exploration of economic civil disobedience” by Publishers Weekly, Lisa Dodson’s stunning book The Moral Underground features stories of middle-class managers and professionals who refuse to be complicit in an economy that puts a decent life beyond the reach of the working poor. Whether it’s a nurse choosing to treat an uninsured child, a supervisor padding a paycheck, or a restaurant manager sneaking food to a worker’s children, these unsung heroes reach across the economic fault line to restore a sense of justice to the working world. Learn More
  24. 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
  25. The Joy of Sox

    The Joy of Sox: 30+ Must-Knit Designs


    Sox rocks! Here comes the hottest collection of knitted socks yet, filled with 30-plus designs, a variety of techniques, tips, and playful trivia from those in the know. And it’s all in one flirtatiously fresh package. Learn More

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