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Light Waves

by Rachel Jagareski

A work of photographic alchemy, "Light Waves" is an impressive collection that showcases the dramatic, shifting natural wonder that is Lake Superior. Years of kayaking along the shores of Lake Superior, sometimes for weeks at a time, are... Read More

Book Review

Wake Up, This Is Joburg

by Jeff Fleischer

In "Wake Up, This Is Joburg", photographer Mark Lewis and writer Tanya Zack document stories about people getting by on the fringes of Johannesburg. These pieces are sometimes sad, sometimes inspiring, and add up to a complicated picture... Read More

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by Jeff Fleischer

First published in 1933, the new version of "Romania", edited by Ernest Latham Jr., compiles more than three hundred images by the late photographer Kurt Hielscher, taken during visits from 1931 to 1932. It’s an intriguing... Read More

Book Review

Cemetery Reflections

by Jeana Jorgensen

"Cemetery Reflections" is eloquent as it meditates on the evolution of death, grief, and memorialization in the United States. Jane Hopkins’s "Cemetery Reflections" pairs graveyard photographs with poems and reminiscences about death... Read More

Book Review

The Devil's Highway

by Rebecca Foster

The Devil’s Highway combines Joan Myers’s photographs with a gritty short story by William deBuys to evoke the sweeping, inhospitable open road. Constructed in 1926, US Route 191, formerly known as Route 666 and nicknamed “The... Read More

Book Review

Faces We Love

by George Hajjar

Compositionally diverse, "Faces We Love" is a perfect coffee table book to flip through and explore. A celebration of finding joy in daily life, Faces We Love: Shanghai is a curated art book exploring Shanghai’s crowded streets,... Read More

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