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2018 Favorite Photobooks — Day Fourteen

Books 2018 Favorite Photobooks — Day Fourteen Day 14 of our series featuring the Favorite Photobooks of 2018! This year we asked a number of luminaries from the photobook world to select their favorite photobook of the year. The list will continue to grow over the next two weeks, so check back each day for a new group of favorite books!"

This year we are celebrating the 25th anniversary of our renowned listing of the year's best photobooks. To mark this milestone, we've decided to do something a bit different. We've asked 88 internationally recognized luminaries from the photobook world to choose their favorite photobook of the year. Their favorite book could be unforgettable for any number of reasons but the chosen books affected our selectors on a very personal level. These books led each of our contributors to conclude, "If there's one book not to miss this year, it would be this!"

Each day for the following two weeks we will publish additional titles selected by our distinguished group of photobook lovers. Subscribe to PhotoBookDaily to get our email announcements in advance!

Check back daily to see a new group of favorite books!

David Campany's Favorite
Landing Lights Park
Photographs by David Rothenberg

"Photographs shot from the ground of passengers looking out from the windows of planes in the air. But a book isn’t its description. These are remarkable and surprisingly moving photographs by David Rothenberg, full of alienation, pathos and good humor."

Michael Wolf's Favorite
American Interiors
Photographs by M L Casteel

"He does not show the veterans themselves; rather, he shows the effects of trauma only through details of the interiors of their cars: syringes, overflowing ashtrays, self-help guides, veterans' medical records—all haphazardly scattered on the seats."

Carlo Brady's Favorite
The Heavens
Photographs by Barbara Bosworth

"The Heavens provides a heartening look into the promises of longevous attention, positing awe as a corollary of repetition and intent. It also allowed me the space to enjoy wonderful allegories on the nature of photography and sighted meaning. A moving and generative work."