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Best Books 2010 - A Closer Look Part 1

Over the next few days we'll present to you here photo-eye's Best Books of 2010, broken down by contributor, nine at a time. To see the contributor's comments on their selections, click their name. Clicking on book titles will bring you to their Best Books page.

Morten Anderson     Photographer

Hillbilly Heroin, Honey, Quatorze Juillet, America by Car, Grimaces of the Weary Village, Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere

Jackpot, In the Near Distance, Nerves, A New American Picture, Hellsinki

Elizabeth Avedon     Independent Curator/Photography Blogger 
Violet Isle, FamilyA Thirty Year Retrospective, On This Earth, A Shadow Falls, The Flesh and the Spirit
Opera Città, For Now, Zwelethu Mthethwa, Memories of the Southern Civil Rights Movement, The Indians

Alexa Becker    Acquisitions Editor
Days With My Father, Yangtze, My Grandma Was a Turtle, Broken Manual, At Home
Coming Up for Air, The City, Flamboya, The Family, Asper

Bruno Ceschel     Writer/Lecturer

Getting to Know My Husband's Cock, Photographs, Der Baum, Between Here and There, Blindschleiche und Riesenblatt
Call & Response, You Could Be in London, You Could Be in Vegas, Supernatural, You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real), Thrashers

Jörg M. Colberg    Writer/Professor
From Here to There, The Flesh and the Spirit, Katherine Avenue, The Düsseldorf School of Photography, Ohio
Queen Ann. P.S. Belly Cut Off, Invisible, Kunsthaefte. No. 20, Quatorze Juillet

Marco Delogu    Photographer/Publisher, Punctum
Empty Land, Broken Manual, Miroslav Tichý, The Flesh and the Spirit, Allotments
Works, The Mexican Suitcase, The Wolfsburg Project, Closest I Have Ever Been to Paradise, My Wild Place

Antone Dolezal    Photographer / Managing Editor, photo-eye Magazine
Grassland, My Grandma Was a Turtle, Happy Tonite, The Sound of Two Songs, aurora borealis
Family, who will stay, Infidel, Drinking the Kool-Aid, Light. On the South Side

John Gossage    Photographer / Bookmaker
Sweet Home Yokosuka, Works, The Sound of Two Songs, Quatorze Juillet, Broken Manual
For Now, Gone?, Frida Kahlo. Her Photos, The Heart Land, A New American Picture

Todd Hido    Photographer/Professor
For Now, Retratos Pintados, Katherine Avenue, Der Rote Bulli, Exposed
Polaroids, Here, D'après Nature, The Big Butt Book, Anonymes

See the complete Best Books of 2010 list here.