Showing posts from June, 2011

Salacious Magazine Release Party

This Thursday, we're partnering with Sugar for a release party of Salacious Magazine's second issue!

Expanding on its core values of presenting queer, feminist, anti-racist sex art and literature, Issue #2 presents work on the theme of Voyeurism. Join us for readings by local contributors and refreshments! The magazine will be on sale for a party price of $15.

From 7-9pm!

Dunny 2011 - Catch & Release Trading Party

Dunny Kronk, originally uploaded by sugarfreak. The new Dunnys will be for sale tomorrow.

The trading starts at 7pm! All blind box toys are welcome.

Bike Lovers Book

I Love My Bike is a new book by Matt Finkle and Brittain Sullivan.

It's over 150 pages of really nice, full-color portraits of bicycle enthusiasts posing with their bikes.

Shot all over the U.S., it features many familiar faces from Baltimore, including former Atomic Books bookseller Mag Sabo.

Father's Day Picks

Father's Day is coming up quick, so we thought we'd take a moment to put together a list of gift suggestions for dads because what do dads love more than books?

1. The Big Book Of Breasts 3D by Dian Hanson
This book is exactly what it sounds like. It's a large art book of glorious breasts, in 3D. And it includes glasses. But don't worry if dad loses them, the photos don't look distorted without the glasses.

2. Retro Lovely Magazines
Okay, if the The Book of Breasts is a little too risque for your dad, but you think he'd still enjoy some pin-up style fun, Retro Lovely Magazine is the perfect gift. Each issue is more like a book than a magazine - all perfectly bound, ad free, on high glossy paper.

3. The Practical Pyromaniac by William Gurestelle
Yes, all dads love to build things. And they love fire too. So this book is a two-for-one special - a series of DIY, fire-related projects that anyone with power tools can handle. Seriously - two words: "fire tornadoes…

Demons in the Spring by Joe Meno - June Book Pick

This month's Reading Club pick is Demons in the Spring by Joe Meno.

See you June 29th for the discussion - 7:30 at Atomic Books! Remember, new members are welcome at any time, and you get 15% off all the books for this year's Club titles. Join the Facebook Group for more discussion and updates.

Paul Hornschemeier & Emily Flake - First Friday

Paul Hornschemeier will be at Atomic Books this Friday with a new book, Life with Mr. Dangerous. Emily Flake will be here, too, and who knows what she's going to do! Starts at 7pm.

And it's First Friday so a lot of the shops in the neighborhood are having special events, sales or just staying open later than usual.