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THE BEST BOOKS OF 2011
Photographer / Bookmaker
The best period of Bill's work in three definitive volumes.
A reprint (sort of) that reinvents a classic work by making it better printed (Steidl), designed, and edited.
The Foil edition in Japan has better cover pictures, but either edition has some of the photographer's best work and wonderful book craft.
Another great failure of a book, by someone whose failures are more interesting than others successes. Or to paraphrase Robert Duvall in
'Goldman don't surf.'
VERNA POSEVER CURTIS
A beautifully authored and edited book on books that for once you cannot go on the internet and try to buy.
Good photos, good book craft all based on my favorite Terrence Malick film. Need I say more?
The best self published book so far in this time of so many attempts.
pretty girls wander.
The other self publishing option. Intense handcraft that always follows the needs of the material, and never gets too fussy.
Politicians photographed using the style of "broken camera."
A Criminal Investigation.
Book craft of the highest order bringing sleeping photographs to life.
has since the age of 14 devoted his life to photography, photobooks, and the music of Charles Edward Anderson Berry.
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