Books on Zines!
The history of zines is wide and varied. Folks have used pamphlets and zines through every major historical movement as they can be made quickly and cheaply. Zines were used a ton in the Black Power Movement and were later popularized in the punk scenes of the 1980s. Since then, zines have been adopted by subcultures across the world. To find out more about zines, check the titles below or read this article from Book Riot, A History of Zines or this one from Mental Floss. And! Here's a little zine on the history of zines.
If you are local to Madison, WI you can browse cool zines to purchase here at A Room of One's Own Bookstore and also at Communication located at 2645 Milwaukee Street.
My favorite places to find zines and zine community online are:
- Brown Recluse Zine Distro
- Jewish Zine Archive
- Zineabad Zine
Incredible places to visit if you are interested in zines:
- Printed Matter, New York New York
- Quimby's in both Chicago and Brooklyn
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