Book Review: Speedway 1972 by Henry Horenstein

Centered around the sport of modified stock car racing, Horenstein’s new monograph comprises a fascinating look at a subculture as it existed half a century ago.

Book Review: Recreation by Mitch Epstein

In this newly revised and expanded edition of Recreation, Mitch Epstein brings focus to life’s in-between moments while chronicling Americans’ pursuit of leisure across several decades.

Book Review: The Way It Was by Thomas Hoepker

This beautifully printed monograph revisits America in the early 1960s and draws a throughline to the early days of the pandemic. In the process, a master photographer rediscovers and builds on a body of work from his formative years.

Book Review: Nudism in a Cold Climate by Annebella Pollen

Annebella Pollen writes with clarity and insight about a fascinating niche subject: the history of recreational nudism in 20th Century England. In the process, she takes an in-depth look at the idiosyncratic photographs that sprang up around this often misunderstood and rather idyllic subculture.

Book Review: i saw the air fly by Sirkhane Darkroom

Uplifting and inspiring, i saw the air fly showcases the work of a photography program for child refugees located just across the border from Syria.

Book Review: Ruth Orkin – A Photo Spirit

Ruth Orkin: A Photo Spirit reproduces over 200 of Orkin’s photographs in honor of what would have been her 100th birthday. It’s the most definitive collection of her work to date.

Book Review: I See a City by Todd Webb

This collection of Todd Webb’s work is a compelling and elegant visual record of 1940s New York–a city on the verge of enormous change–as well as an opportunity to discover a great 20th Century photographer who’s been largely overlooked.