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~* SPD CLASSICS *~
50th Anniversary SALE!! 
 
Can you believe that SPD's made it 50 years without the warehouse collapsing and the books crumbling irreversibly into dust? JK, but let us have this moment! In a contemporary literary enviroment populated by big corporations and quick-delivery online shopping, we at SPD are really proud of how far we've come in our ability to get small press books from publishers into the hands of those who'd like to read them - all the while staying fiercely independent and powered by minimal staff. We'd like to thank all those who came before us and paved the way. 
 
Most importantly - we couldn't have done it without YOU, loyal readers! Thank you for buying our books, reading our dumb listicles, coming to our events, supporting the indie bookstores that work with us - for all of 50 YEARS!! That's like, forever. 
 
Here's to 50 more.
 
To celebrate, we're putting some of our favorite SPD classics on sale, focusing on a different decade (or decades) every few weeks - at deep discounts.
 
So watch this space!
 
Here are some of our favorites from the 
1990s
 
45% off 
w/ code CLASSIC and free (US domestic) shipping! 
 
P.S. If you ever feel like supporting us in the long term, we're currently also offering a deal on memberships. Our $120 membership is now available at $45!! 
 
 
 
Each comes with:
 
- a special edition bumper sticker
- 20% discount+ free domestic shipping
- enamel pin 
- SPD tote bag 
- acknowledgement on spdbooks.org
 
click here to donate now
 
 

A FORM / OF TAKING / IT ALL

(Station Hill Press of Barrytown, 1990)
By Rosmarie Waldrop
 

AREAS LIGHTS HEIGHTS: WRITINGS 1954-1989

(Roof Books, 1990)
By Larry Eigner
 

A Day in the Life: Tales from the Lower East

(Autonomedia, 1990)
By John Moore and Josh Gosciak, Editors
 

LIKE ROADS

(Kelsey Street Press, 1990)
By Laura Moriarty
 

MY JEWISH FACE AND OTHER STORIES

(Aunt Lute Books, 1990)
By Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz
 
 
PAROLES

(City Lights Publishers, 1990)
By Jacques Prevert
 

The Big Something

(The Figures, 1990)
By Ron Padgett
 
 

Bed of Lists

(Kelsey Street Press, 1990)
By Elizabeth Robinson
 

AERIAL NO. 6/7: JOHN CAGE

(Edge Books, 1991)
By John Cage
 

CIVIL NOIR

(Roof Books, 1991)
By Melanie Neilson
 

PLANETARY GEAR

(Roof Books, 1991)
By Ted Pearson
 

SEND MY ROOTS RAIN

(Aunt Lute Books, 1991)
By Ibis Gomez-Vega
 

Elimination Dance: La danse eliminatoire

(Brick Books, 1991)
By Michael Ondaatje
 

The Melody Never Stops

(Past Tents Press, 1991)
By Kofi Natambu
 
 
Up at Two

(Hanging Loose Press, 1991)
By Frances Phillips
 

Passing Duration

(Burning Deck, 1991)
By Stephen Rodefer
 
Time Rations
(O Books, 1992)
By Benjamin Friedlander
 

AGATHA & SAVANNAH BAY

(The Post-Apollo Press, 1992)
By Marguerite Duras
 

HOT CHICKEN WINGS

(Aunt Lute Books, 1992)
By Jyl Lynn Felman
 

POMES ALL SIZES

(City Lights Publishers, 1992)
By Jack Kerouac
 

THE ISSUE IS POWER

(Aunt Lute Books, 1992)
By Kaye and Melanie Kantrowitz
 

Hurdy-Gurdy

(Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 1992)
By Tim Seibles
 

Earshot

(Hanging Loose Press, 1992)
By Kimiko Hahn
 

The Quietist

(O Books, 1992)
By Fanny Howe
 
 
Cassette Mythos

(Autonomedia, 1992)
By Robin James, Editor
 

Coat of Arms

(Station Hill Press of Barrytown, 1992)
By Chris Tysh
 

LINEN MINUS

(Avenue B, 1992)
By Susan Gevirtz
 

THE BOOK OF LIGHT

(Copper Canyon Press, 1993)
By Lucille Clifton
 

S‚rie d'Ecriture No. 7

(Burning Deck, 1993)
By Rosmarie Waldrop, Editor
 

Cold Heaven

(O Books, 1993)
By Camille Roy
 

The Lizard Club

(Autonomedia, 1993)
By Steve Abbott
 

Objects in the Terrifying Tense Longing from Taking Place

(Roof Books, 1993)
By Leslie Scalapino 
 

AMBLYOPIA

(Avenue B, 1993)
By Jena Osman
 

Rome, a Mobile Home

(Roof Books, 1993)
By Jerry Estrin
 

HELEN KELLER OR ARAKAWA

(Burning Books, 1994)
By Madeline Gins
 
 
Local History

(Roof Books, 1994)
By Erica Hunt
 

The Tower of Babel

(Talisman House, Publishers, 1994)
By Jack Spicer
 

Trench Town Rock

(Lost Roads Publishers, 1994)
By Kamau Brathwaite
 

Re dress

(14 Hills Press, 1994)
By Kathy Lou Schultz
 

Kildare

(Roof Books, 1994)
By Stacy Doris
 
 
 

Bach's Belief

(Institute of Further Studies, 1995)
By Robin Blaser
 

Numen

(Burning Deck, 1995)
By Cole Swensen
 

Burnt Offerings

(Copper Canyon Press, 1995)
By Timothy Liu
 

SCATTER MATRIX

(Roof Books, 1996)
By Abigail Child
 

ALICE WALKER BANNED

(Aunt Lute Books, 1996)
By Alice Walker
 

CITY TERRACE FIELD MANUAL

(Kaya Press, 1996)
By Sesshu Foster
 

The Whole Note

(Zasterle Press, 1996)
By Gil Ott
 

Clean & Well Lit: Selected Poems 1987-1995

(Roof Books, 1996)
By Tom Raworth
 

We Speak Silent

(Roof Books, 1996)
By Hannah Weiner
 

In Memory of My Theories

(O Books, 1996)
By Rod Smith
 

FACING SHADOWS

(Hanging Loose Press, 1996)
By Ha Jin
 
Some Other Kind of Mission
(Burning Deck, 1996)
By Lisa Jarnot 
 
REBECCA LETTERS
(Kelsey Street Press, 1997)
By Laynie Browne 
 
 
The Tongue Moves Talk
(Chax Press/West House, 1997)
By Karen Mac Cormack 
 
Cells of Release
(Roof Books, 1997)
By Fiona Templeton 
 
 
Let's Eat Stars

(Blackberry Books, 1997)
By Nanao Sakaki
 

Luminous Dreams

(Zasterle Press, 1997)
By Allen Ginsberg
 

Heavenly Breakfast: An Essay on the Winter of Love

(Bamberger Books, 1997)
By Samuel R Delany
 

Nothing Happened and Besides I Wasn't There

(Edge Books, 1997)
By Mark Wallace
 

SHI: A Radical Reading of Chinese Poetry

(Roof Books, 1997)
By Yunte Huang
 
 
Debbie: An Epic
(New Star Books, 1997)
By Lisa Robertson 
 
 
 REVOLUTION, SHE WROTE
(Red Letter Press, 1998)
By Clara Fraser
 
DRIVE
(Hanging Loose Press, 1998)
By Hettie Jones 
 
Friendship with Things
(The Figures, 1998)
By Elaine Equi 
 
 
Artificial Heart
(Burning Deck, 1998)
By Peter Gizzi 
 
 
Pamela: A Novel
(Atelos, 1998)
By Pamela Lu 
 
 
Another Smashed Pinecone
(United Artists Books, 1998)
By Bernadette Mayer 
 
Criteria
(O Books, 1998)
By Sianne Ngai 
 
 Free Space Comix
(Roof Books, 1998)
By Brian Kim Stefans
 
WHATSAID SERIF
(City Lights Publishers, 1998)
By Nathaniel Mackey 
 
Works & Days
(Hard Press, 1998)
By Bill Luoma 
 
FRACTURED HUMOROUS
(Subpress, 1999)
By Edwin Torres 
 
LAKOTA HEALING: A SOUL COMES HOME
(Station Hill Press of Barrytown, 1999)
By Marco Ridomi 
 
CLOUD EIGHT (Robinson & Bernheimer)
(Sound & Language, 1998)
By Kit Robinson and Alan Bernheimer
 
Medieval
(Krupskaya, 1999)
By Steven Farmer
 
 
Kob Bok: Selected Texts of Bob Cobbing, 1948-1999
(etruscan books, 1999)
By Bob Cobbing 
 
MARIJUANA SOFT DRINK
(Edge Books, 1999)
By Buck Downs 
 
Sight
(Edge Books, 1999)
By Lyn Hejinian and Leslie Scalapino 
 
The Tales of Horror: [A Flip-Book]
(Kelsey Street Press, 1999)
By Laura Mullen 
 
Uxudo
(O Books, 1999)
By Anne Tardos 
 
Writing Jazz
(Mercury House, 1999)
By David Meltzer, Editor 
 
PLACING THE ACCENTS
(Apogee Press, 1999)
By Truong Tran 
 
Cable Factory 20
(Atelos, 1999)
By Lytle Shaw 
 
 
You can see the 1970/80s version of this sale (still applicable through 9/30!) here
 
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