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By Véronique Vienne September 25, 2013

Published in 1977, On Photography is a prophetic book whose chilling analysis describes the way photography, more than ever, mediates our experience of reality but also controls it.

By Tiana Vasiljev October 11, 2013

This book is a true type nerd’s delight.

By George Tscherny December 1, 2014

Cartier-Bresson demonstrated the significance of the decisive moment—be it in photography, design, or communication. He taught us to walk softly and carry a little camera.

By Ada Tolla June 9, 2014

To discover, experiment, and invent. This is all we (LOT-EK) do and it really is the only way to evolve. And it is full of unpredictable risk and actual failure—no matter how “scientifically” we try to anticipate the outcomes (as this book argues). Our evolution accelerates in leaps where so much risk is involved and we simply love it.

By Adam Tihany June 30, 2014

Our relationship with objects—an intelligent eye-opener.

By Adam Tihany September 11, 2013

A brilliant meditation on Manhattan’s urbanism, the culture of congestion.

By Matteo Thun June 16, 2014

Great photos, very useful technical information.

By Matteo Thun December 5, 2013

Calvino’s ideas on lightness, quickness, exactitude, visibility, multiplicity, and consistency still inspire me every day.

By André Leon Talley December 24, 2013

This is one of my favorite books, I always read it as a young boy at Christmas and loved the simple narrative. It so reminded me of my home, and my life with my grandmother: the prepping of fruit cake for the holidays, the intimate bonding of a young child to an older adult—friends between the generational divide. It’s a great, great masterpiece.