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Serial No. 381713
Serial No. 381713
Photographed by Rachel Papo, Foreword by Charles H. Traub
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576874318
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Serial No. 381713

Photographed by Rachel Papo
Foreword by Charles H. Traub


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2008
Price: $39.95

At an age when social, sexual, and educational explorations are at their highest point, the lives of Israeli teenage girls are interrupted. Trained to become soldiers in the Israel Defense Forces, a rigorous institution where individuality comes second to nationalism, these new recruits pledge, "I hereby swear...to devote all my strength... Read more >
Inheriting Beauty
Inheriting Beauty
Text by Christopher Tkaczyk, Photographed by Roger Moenks, Introduction by William Norwich
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576874301
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Inheriting Beauty

Text by Christopher Tkaczyk
Photographed by Roger Moenks
Introduction by William Norwich


Format: Hardcover, 248 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2008
Price: $75.00

“The women in Inheriting Beauty are serious people, they have careers, they care for their families, and they raise millions of dollars each year for charities, saving the world, as it were, and looking good doing it.”
—William Norwich

“The women in this book are lovely. How could the book... Read more >
Enanitos Toreros
Enanitos Toreros
Photographed by Livia Corona
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576873687
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Enanitos Toreros

Photographed by Livia Corona


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2008
Price: $39.95

For the past 8 years, photographer Livia Corona has documented the Enanitos Toreros, troupes of little people performing as bullfighters. She toured and lived with them throughout Mexico and migrant farming communities in the US, often traveling with 12 to 14 people in a single van. The cars blared out a... Read more >
The Fourth Wall
The Fourth Wall
Photographed by Amy Arbus, Introduction by John Patrick Shanley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781599620442
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The Fourth Wall

Photographed by Amy Arbus
Introduction by John Patrick Shanley


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2008
Price: $50.00

What happens when a performing actor leaves behind his lines, staging, sets, and lighting, and steps beyond the fourth wall? For three years, Amy Arbus has been exploring this question in a series of dramatic portraits of celebrated actors, both on and off Broadway. Fully costumed but stripped of their context... Read more >
Sometimes Overwhelming
Sometimes Overwhelming
Photographed by Arlene Gottfried
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576873717
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Sometimes Overwhelming

Photographed by Arlene Gottfried


Format: Hardcover, 120 pages
On Sale: January 1, 2008
Price: $45.00

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Living Proof
Living Proof
Text by Ruckus and Uptown, Photographed by David Allen Harvey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576874035
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Living Proof

Text by Ruckus and Uptown
Photographed by David Allen Harvey


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2007
Price: $29.95

Hip hop, which first began on the streets of the South Bronx in the early 1970s, has traveled the globe, finding a home in every corner of the planet. Remade by local cultures in their own language and regional style, hip hop’s versatility speaks to its accessibility and universality. The lyrics... Read more >
The Bigger Picture
The Bigger Picture
Written by Diana Walker
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426201295
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The Bigger Picture
Thirty Years of Portraits
Written by Diana Walker


Format: Hardcover, 200 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2007
Price: $40.00

As a Time magazine photographer covering the White House through four presidential administrations, Diana Walker enjoyed incomparable access to the world's major movers and shakers. Going behind the scenes and photographing her subjects over the course of years, she captured Presidents and their families in wonderfully candid moments and world leaders... Read more >
Hair Wars
Hair Wars
Text by Johanna Lenander, Photographed by David Yellen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576873991
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Hair Wars

Text by Johanna Lenander
Photographed by David Yellen


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2007
Price: $39.95

Hair Wars is a different idea of fashion and glamour than what is shown in the world of runway shows and magazines. That world ends up looking bland and anemic in comparison. The Fantasy Hairstyles in this book are proudly loud and outrageous. They express a desire to surpass the ordinary... Read more >
The Artist Within
The Artist Within
Written by Greg Preston, Illustrated by Greg Preston
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781593075613
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The Artist Within

Written by Greg Preston
Illustrated by Greg Preston


Format: Hardcover, 200 pages
On Sale: July 31, 2007
Price: $39.95

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The Brooklynites
The Brooklynites
Text by Anthony LaSala, Photographed by Seth Kushner, Foreword by Terence Winter
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576873984
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The Brooklynites

Text by Anthony LaSala
Photographed by Seth Kushner
Foreword by Terence Winter


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2007
Price: $35.00

“Brooklyn is the conscience of New York. While Manhattan tears everything down and changes everything, Brooklyn does a similar thing, but fails miserably at it. It is a crazy quilt of a place. A mongrel place of sorts. It mixes old and modern in a haphazard way. It represents a tiny... Read more >
Seconds of My Life
Seconds of My Life
Text by Lauri Lyons, Photographed by Jamel Shabazz
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576873601
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Seconds of My Life

Text by Lauri Lyons
Photographed by Jamel Shabazz


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2007
Price: $35.00

At age nine, Jamel Shabazz was introduced to photography by his father, who kept a signed copy of Leonard Freed’s Black in White America on the family’s coffee table. Intrigued by Freed’s provocative images of both Southern and urban life, Shabazz knew then it was his calling to document his community... Read more >
Chicago's Nelson Algren
Chicago's Nelson Algren
Written by Art Shay, Foreword by David Mamet
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583227640
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Chicago's Nelson Algren

Written by Art Shay
Foreword by David Mamet


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2007
Price: $19.95

They met in 1949 when Art was a reporter for Life. Shay followed Algren around with a camera, gathering pictures for a photo-essay piece he was pitching to the magazine. Life didn’t pick up the article, but Shay and Algren became fast friends. Algren gave Shay’s camera entrance into the back-alley... Read more >
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Dirty Pretty Things
Dirty Pretty Things
Photographed by Nobuyoshi Araki
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781576873588
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Dirty Pretty Things

Photographed by Nobuyoshi Araki


Format: Trade Paperback, 232 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2007
Price: $35.00

In 2005, the brilliant and controversial Nobuyoshi Araki, one of Japan’s leading photographers, traveled to Europe for major exhibitions of his work at London’s Barbican Centre and the Palais de Tokyo in Paris. Already celebrated for his unflinching portrayals of Tokyo in collections such as Tokyo Still Life and Tokyo Lucky... Read more >
Beyond Portraiture
Beyond Portraiture
Written by Bryan Peterson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780817453916
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Beyond Portraiture
Creative People Photography
Written by Bryan Peterson


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2006
Price: $25.95

Great portraits go beyond a mere record of a face. They reveal one of the millions of intimate human moments that make up a life. In Beyond Portraiture, renowned photographer Bryan Peterson shows how to spot those “ah-ha!” moments and capture them forever. A teary child...old people laughing together...a smiling girl... Read more >
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Booked
Booked
Written by Giacomo Papi, Translated by Jamie Richards
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583227176
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Booked
The Last 150 Years Told through Mug Shots
Written by Giacomo Papi
Translated by Jamie Richards


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: April 4, 2006
Price: $16.95

Every year twelve million Americans are arrested and photographed by the police. In many ways, mug shots are our history. Using a dazzling selection of mug shots that are arrestingly raw in their starkness and strangely eloquent in their simplicity, this absorbing, humorous, often bewildering collection sheds a whole new light... Read more >
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Perfect Intimacy
Perfect Intimacy
Photographed by Lili Almog, Introduction by Mark Gisbourne
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576873151
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Perfect Intimacy

Photographed by Lili Almog
Introduction by Mark Gisbourne


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2006
Price: $39.95

Over the last two years, Lili Almog has made extensive visits to nuns in three different Carmelite monasteries—one in Mount Carmel in Haifa, Israel, where the order was founded and assumed its name in the year 1200; the first Carmelite monastery in the United States, in Port Tobacco, MD; and one... Read more >
Disfarmer
Disfarmer
Text by Edwynn Houk, Gerd Sander, Richard B. Woodward and Michael P. Mattis, Photographed by Mike Disfarmer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576873045
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Disfarmer

Text by Edwynn Houk, Gerd Sander, Richard B. Woodward and Michael P. Mattis
Photographed by Mike Disfarmer


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2005
Price: $60.00

Mike Disfarmer is a true American eccentric. Born Mike Meyer, he changed his name to distance himself from both the surrounding farming community of his native Arkansas and from his own kinfolk—claiming that a tornado had accidentally blown him onto the Meyer family farm as a baby. The son of a... Read more >
Golf's Golden Age
Golf's Golden Age
Written by Rand Jerris and United States Golf Assoc, Photographed by George Pietzcker, Foreword by Arnold Palmer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792238720
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Golf's Golden Age
Bobby Jones and the Legendary Players of the 20's and 30's
Written by Rand Jerris and United States Golf Assoc
Photographed by George Pietzcker
Foreword by Arnold Palmer


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2005
Price: $27.00

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A Time Before Crack
A Time Before Crack
Text by Charlie Ahearn and Terence Jennings, Afterword by James "Koe" Rodriguez, Photographed by Jamel Shabazz, Introduction by Claude Grunitzky
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576872130
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A Time Before Crack

Text by Charlie Ahearn and Terence Jennings
Afterword by James "Koe" Rodriguez
Photographed by Jamel Shabazz
Introduction by Claude Grunitzky


Format: Hardcover, 152 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2005
Price: $35.00

“Deeply unpretentious and undistracted by the trendy new aesthetics or technologies, Mr. Shabazz is the best kind of photojournalist: one driven simply by curiosity about other human beings.”
—Ken Johnson, The New York Times

Once upon a time before crack, inner city communities were blighted by poverty and unemployment—but not... Read more >
Essays
Essays
Written by Michel de Montaigne, Translated by John Florio
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591022701
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Essays

Written by Michel de Montaigne
Translated by John Florio


Format: Trade Paperback, 285 pages
On Sale: December 15, 2004
Price: $13.99

Living at a time of religious strife and the decline of the intellectual optimism that had begun in the Renaissance, Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (1533-1592) expressed in his writings both a deep skepticism about human affairs and a wide-ranging intellectual curiosity reflective of the age. Having witnessed firsthand the bloody armed... Read more >
Shanghai
Shanghai
Text by Serge Bramly, Photographed by Bettina Rheims
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576872338
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Shanghai

Text by Serge Bramly
Photographed by Bettina Rheims


Format: Hardcover, 252 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2004
Price: $85.00

The women of China are often pictured in the West with an outdated, stereotypical image of submissive and subjugated ladies, quietly waiting at the beck and call of men. But, as famed erotic photographer Bettina Rheims reveals in Shanghai, once visitors catch a glimpse of Shanghainese women, they will stand corrected... Read more >
In Focus
In Focus
Written by National Geographic Society, Edited by Leah Bendavid Val, Photographed by Sam Abell, Chris Johns and William Allard
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792273639
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In Focus
National Geographic Greatest Photographs
Written by National Geographic Society
Edited by Leah Bendavid Val
Photographed by Sam Abell, Chris Johns and William Allard


Format: Hardcover, 504 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2004
Price: $30.00

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