Like many of you, we love books. That’s why we’d like to share a list of our personal favorites. On the list you’ll find many well known books, along with other less well known gems. There’s already a lot to like, and as new discoveries are made, our list will surely grow.

CoverFirst nameLast nameBook titleLink
AlexWebbThe Suffering of Light Link
Alex WebbIstanbul Link
Anders PetersenCafe Lehmitz Link
AndréKertészHis Life and WorkLink
Arlene GottfriedSometimes OverwhelmingLink
BillBrandtThe Photography of Bill BrandtLink
Bill BurkeAutrefois, Maison Privee Link
Bob MazzerUndergroundLink
BrassaiThe MonographLink
Bruce DavidsonSubwayLink
Bruce GildenConey IslandLink
Burk Uzzle All AmericanLink
Charles HarbuttTravelog Link
CharlesMarvillePhotographer of ParisLink
Charles H. TraubThe Education of a Photographer Link
Christer StrömholmPost ScriptumLink
Christophe AgouLife Below: The New York City Subway Link
Colin WesterbeckBystander: A History of Street Photography with a new Afterword on SP since the 1970sLink
Constantine ManosAmerican ColorLink
Constantine ManosAmerican Color 2Link
Cristina García RoderoESPANA OCULTA Public Celebrations in Spain, 1974-1989Link
Cristóbal HaraVanitasLink
DaidoMoriyamaThe World through My Eyes Link
DianeArbusAn Aperture MonographLink
Ernst HaasColor CorrectionLink
Frits GierstbergEd van der Elsken: Sweet Life: Books on Books No. 13Link
Garry WinograndFigments From The Real WorldLink
Garry WinograndThe Man in the Crowd: The Uneasy Streets of Garry WinograndLink
Garry Winogrand San Francisco Museum of Modern ArtLink
Gary StochlOn City Streets: Chicago, 1964-2004Link
Geoff Dyer The Ongoing Moment Link
Geoff Dyer What Was True: The Photographs and Notebooks of William Gedney Link
GueorguyPinkhassov Sightwalk Link
Harry Gruyaert Lumières blanchesLink
HarryGruyaertMade in BelgiumLink
Helen LevittSlide Show: The Color Photographs of Helen LevittLink
Helen LevittLink
Henri Cartier-BressonPhotographer Link
Henri Cartier-BressonThe Decisive Moment Link
Henry WesselHenry WesselLink
Ilse BingPhotography Through the Looking Glass Link
Jacob Aue SobolI, TokyoLink
Jane LivingstonThe New York School: Photographs, 1936-1963 Link
Jane TormeyCities and PhotographyLink
Jason Eskenazi Wonderland: A Fairytale of the Soviet Monolith Link
JeffJacobsonMelting PointLink
JeffJacobsonMy fellow americansLink
JeffMermelsteinSidewalk Link
Jens OlofLastheinMoments in Between: Pictures From Former YugoslaviaLink
Joan ColomRavalLink
Joel Meyerowitz Link
Joel MeyerowitzTaking My TimeLink
JoelMeyerowitzWild Flowers Link
John Gutmann The Restless Decade: John Gutmann's Photographs of the Thirties Link
John SzarkowskiLooking at PhotographsLink
John SzarkowskiMirrors and Windows: American Photography since 1960 Link
JonasBendiksenSatellites Link
JosefKoudelkaExiles Link
Katherine A. BussardUnfamiliar Streets: The Photographs of Richard Avedon, Charles Moore, Martha Rosler, and Philip-Lorca diCorciaLink
Klavdij SlubanGo East Link
Larry Fink Larry Fink on Composition and Improvisation: The Photography Workshop Series Link
Lee FriedlanderFriedlanderLink
LeeFriedlanderSelf PortraitLink
Liz WellsThe Photography Reader Link
Louis Faurer Link
ManuelAlvarez BravoPhotopoetryLink
Marco BarbonCasablancaLink
Mark CohenGrim StreetLink
Martin ParrThe Last Resort Link
MartinParrThe Non-ConformistsLink
Mary Ellen MarkWard 81Link
Michael WolfThe Transparent City Link
Michael AckermanEnd Time City Link
Michael AckermanHalf Life Link
Nathan LyonsPhotographers on Photography (Foundations of Modern Photography) Link
Nathan BennKodachrome Memory: American Pictures 1972-1990Link
PaulStrandAn American VisionLink
Paulo NozolinoPenumbra Link
Peter SekaerSigns of LifeLink
Philip PerkisThe Sadness of Men Link
Raghu RaiReflections in Black and WhiteLink
Raghubir SinghRiver of Colour the India of Raghubir Singh Link
Raghubir SinghA Way Into IndiaLink
Ray K. MetzkerLight LinesLink
Raymond DepardonManhattan OutLink
Raymond DepardonLa porte des Larmes: Retour vers l'AbyssinieLink
ReneBurriUn MundoLink
Rennie EllisLife's a BeachLink
RioBrancoMiguel Rio Branco: An Aperture Monograph Link
Robert WalkerColor is Power Link
RobertFrankThe AmericansLink
RobertHermanThe New Yorkers Link
Roland BarthesCamera Lucida: Reflections on PhotographyLink
Russell RobertsTony Ray-JonesLink
Saul LeiterEarly Color Link
Saul LeiterEarly Black and WhiteLink
Sergio Larrain Sergio Larrain Link
Street Photography NowLink
StephenShoreUncommon Places - The Complete WorksLink
Steve CristAmerica Link
Susan SontagOn PhotographyLink
Susan SontagRegarding the Pain of Others Link
Tiago SantanaSertaoLink
Tod PapageorgeAmerican Sports, 1970: Or How We Spent the War in Vietnam Link
Trent ParkeMinutes to Midnight Link
Trent ParkeDream/lifeLink
Vicki Goldberg Photography in Print: Writings from 1816 to the Present Link
Vivian MaierVivian Maier: Street Photographer Link
WalkerEvansAmerican PhotographsLink
Walker EvansThe Hungry EyeLink
WeegeeWeegee's WorldLink
Will SteacyPhotographs Not Taken Link
WilliamEgglestonDemocratic camera, photographs and video, 1961-2008Link
William KleinLife is Good & Good for You in New YorkLink
WilliamEgglestonWilliam Eggleston's guideLink