This week's retailer's feature is one of the largest and oldest feminist bookstores still running to this day, it's Women & Children First! This 45-year old stronghold of queer literature in Chicago has stood the test of time and is likely one of the places you think of if you have a picture of a feminist bookstore in your head.
Check out Quimby's Bookstore, a Chicago mainstay indie bookstore and hub for comics and zines since 1991! With a goal of carrying "the unusual, the aberrant, the saucy and the lowbrow", there's a lot to love about this small-press institution. Learn more from our interview here with Quimby's store manager Liz Mason!