Books In Stock Books from Parr & Badger's The Photobook: A History Vol. III Four in stock titles from Max Pam, Roe Ethridge, Rob Hornstra and Lieko Shiga featured in Martin Parr & Gerry Badger's The Photobook: A History Vol. III.
In celebration of the third and final volume of Martin Parr and Gerry Badger's The Photobook: A History, we're happy to share a few titles from the 200 books featured in the publication that we currently have in stock. All copies are first edition unless otherwise noted. Read Melanie McWhorter's review of The Photobook Vol. III.
By Max Pam
$125 — Purchase Book
Part journal, part photographic document, Max Pam's Ramadan in Yemen presents stunning black and white photographs interspersed with text about about his experience in Yemen during the Islamic observance. Handwritten text on cream colored paper decorated with stamps punctuate the images with splashes of color, making for a personal and engaging look at the country and the hospitality of its people during this important month.
By Roe Ethridge
$85 — Purchase Book
Note: In its second printing.
Selected as a Best Book of 2011 by:
"Another great failure of a book, by someone whose failures are more interesting than others successes. Or to paraphrase Robert Duvall in Apocalypse Now 'Goldman don't surf.'" —John Gossage
By Rob Hornstra and Arnold van Bruggen
$69 — Purchase Book
"Sochi Singers is a lavishly over-size paperback documenting the quirky Russian custom of live singing entertainment at dinner establishments. Interspersed with scene-setting images of Sochi's surrounding beaches and boardwalk, the photographs of the singers are at times strange and funny, their environments often looking more like community center karaoke than something for professional vocalists. Still, they stand earnestly among the speakers, cables and synthesizers, serenading an unseen crowd." —Sarah Bradley
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Photographs by Lieko Shiga
$133 — Purchase Book
"It is hard to decide if the series of photographs included in this big and heavy book are pushing me to include it in this list. Certainly one of the strongest works I have seen this year as every single image stands alone, but the book is also very well edited and manages to add even more mystery to the initial troubling astonishment that the series produces. Definitely a must have." —Cristina De Middel