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You’ve probably heard of Quimby’s as the place to buy small-press books, zines, comics, and graphic novels, but it’s also the place to catch their writers. McSweeney’s writers often stop in, as do indie darlings such as Kelly Link, Michelle Tea and the revolving cast of the Perpetual Motion Roadshow. A true neighborhood staple, Quimby's also offers plenty of community-based events, giving up-and-coming authors an opportunity to shine. 


Venue name: Quimby's
Address: 1854 W North Ave
Cross street: at Wolcott Ave
Opening hours: Mon-Thu noon-9pm; Fri noon-10pm; Sat 11am-10pm; Sun noon-7pm
Transport: El: Blue to Damen. Bus: 50, 56, 72.
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An interesting array of zines, comics and small-press books live at Quimby's. You're sure to find something entertaining, but they also have a solid selection of books on social issues.