New Books On Punk Music, Strong Lesbian Leaders and The Juggalo Scene Available This Fall

Five new books will be available this fall from Microcosm Publishing (Unfuck Your Brain: Getting Over Anxiety, Depression, Anger, Freak-Outs, and Triggers with Science). Each book has a unique subject and explores how a particular subculture grew, thrived, or struggled in particular scenes and cultural moments in history.

Hardcore Anxiety: A Graphic Guide to Punk Rock and Mental Health

Synopsis:

The book is “a graphic novel charting the forty-year relationship between punk and mental health, charting empowering aspects as well as shortcomings.” — Author Reid Chancellor

 

Juggalo Country: Inside the World of Insane Clown Posse and America’s Weirdest Music Scene 

Synopsis:

A gonzo journalism exploration of the Gathering of the Juggalo and the ‘most hated band in the world’ who has sold millions of albums — Author Craven Rock

 

What About Tomorrow? An Oral History of Russian Punk from the Soviet Era to Pussy Riot

Synopsis:

This book “documents the growth of the punk scene in Russia, from its roots in the Soviet Union to a series of truly jaw-dropping stories up to the present day.” — Author Alexander Herbert

“A crucial feat of research, translation, and journalism, What About Tomorrow collects the story of nihilists and idealists on the front lines between politics and music in, as one writer has put it, ‘the greatest horrible country in the world.'” –Franz Nicolay, The Hold Steady and The Humorless Ladies of Border Control.

 

The Life & Times of Butch Dykes: Portraits of Artists, Leaders, and Dreamers Who Changed the World

Synopsis:

This book “features musicians like JD Samson who help represent and role model women and non-binary people changing the world.” — Author Eloisa Aquino

 

No Apocalypse: Punk, Politics, & The Great American Weirdness

Synopsis:

“As Y2K approached, the punks expected the world to end. Here’s what happened when it didn’t.” — Author Al Burian, Milemarker/Hellbender

Will any of these books end up on your reading list? Let us know in the comments below!

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When not writing, Christine Burnham is watching TV, Horror films, reading, cooking, and spending time with her menagerie of animals.

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