PHOTOBOOKS YOU (AND ME) NEED TO OWN #4

Taryn Simon - An American Index of the Hidden and Unfamiliar, published by Steidl (sold out, but you can find copies on Amazon, etc.)

In his photographs one encounters a round of tradition and pop, pain and desire, sex and taboo, intimacy and anonymity.

Feeling offcast. Flecks of ash fill the air. Slowly, they lie down to my feet. Somewhere inside there is something that destroys, it attracts those [...]

A list of photobooks that I discovered this year on the one side, and on the other side some books from my collection which are totally underrated.