The Best Lists

2010 really had a lot going for it and in photobook terms many folks have been producing the ‘best of’ lists. There is some overlap and some duplication in choices and there is also some real hidden gems brought to our attention.

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Best Books of 2010 brought to us by Photo eye – with insightful contributions from ICP alumni Morten Anderson, as well as Martin Parr, Alec Soth, John Gossage and Willem van Zoetendaal  amongst others.

The photo eye list can be found here:
http://www.photoeye.com/magazine_admin/index.cfm/bestbooks.2010

Our good friend Jeff Ladd has a wonderful 2010 list here:
http://5b4.blogspot.com/2010/12/best-books-of-2010.html

Sean O’Hagan for the Guardian newspaper (UK) picks his ten best photography books:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/2010/dec/10/sean-o-hagan-photography-books-christmas

Alec Soth has a list on his blog and at the end of his list there is a list of Ten self-published photo books  listed – there are also some great links to some other recommended photo book  lists:
http://littlebrownmushroom.wordpress.com/2010/12/14/top-10-photobooks-of-2010-by-alec-soth/

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Associate librarian & Archivist at the International Center of Photography
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