We’re happy to report that two LBM publications made year-end lists of best photobooks.
Conductors of the Moving World by Brad Zellar was selected by Joerg Colberg in Time Magazine and Elisabeth Tonnard at PhotoEye. Unfortunately this book is sold out (though you can buy one for $525 on eBay…yikes).
A Head With Wings by Anouk Kruithof was selected by Raymond Meeks at PhotoEye. We still have copies available, but suggest ordering soon since all of the other books in this series have sold out. Buy it at LittleBrownMushroom.com
We are pleased to announce the second book in our new series:
Lonely Boy Mag. (No. A-2: Boys and Their Cars)
Edition of 1000
Designed by Jenny Tondera
Publication date, June, 2011
64 pages, 5.4×8.5in, color offset, staple-bound
The second in a series of men’s magazines, this issue features text and photographs by Todd Hido, Alec Soth, Chad States and erotic dioramas by Peter Davidson.
See more images from the book here.
New York Times Mag likes Lonely Boy Mag:
A wonderful review of Brighton Bunny boy in the Seattle Post Intelligencer. But one correction, along with writing the story, Carmen Soth also took all of the pictures. READ THE REVIEW HERE.
(aka proud papa)
Seth Lower shows us his new book…in California. Buy yours here: http://littlebrownmushroom.com/
I’m so happy to finally announce my new Steidl book: Broken Manual. Four years in the making (2006-2010), this book represents a significant departure from my previous publications. Working with the writer Lester B. Morrison, we’ve created an underground instruction manual for men looking to escape their lives.
It is common to follow up the publication of a book with a ‘Special Edition,’ but in the case of Broken Manual, this edition is being presented first. I think of this as the ‘Ideal Edition’ of Broken Manual. Each of the 300 copies of the book is housed inside of another, one-of-a-kind book. These signed and numbered ‘shell’ books are unique and cut by hand. Inside the shell, there is also a small booklet entitled ‘Liberation Billfold Manifest’ and an 8×10” print signed and numbered by myself and Lester B. Morrison.
Note: This special edition will be installed as a part of my survey exhibition at the Walker Art Center (September 12 – January 2, 2011). They will be shipped to buyers in January 2011.
More info here.
This is a big weekend for Lester B. Morrison. On Saturday Les will be having his first exhibition at The Soap Factory in Minneapolis. In honor of this momentous occasion, we’re launching not one but three new zines by Morrison. As many of you know, we published Lester’s first zine, Lost Boy Mountain, last December. It went on to be named one of the best books of 2009.
Lester’s new zines are Library for Broken Men, Lonely Bearded Men and Lester Becomes Me. All zines are individually numbered in an edition of 500 but are sold as a single package for $13. More info here.
Buy yours here.
P.S. Stay tuned for Broken Manual, a collaboration between Lester and myself published by Steidl.
Trent Parke and his publisher are in New York City this Thursday night for a book signing at Dashwood Books. Come say hi.
In the spirit of the classic Little Golden Books for children, Little Brown Mushroom is releasing a series of photographic storybooks for grown-ups. Our first book, Bedknobs & Broomsticks, features photographs and story by Trent Parke and design by Hans Seeger.
I was recently at a party chatting with the writer Geoff Dyer. Out of the blue, Dyer said, “I think Trent Parke is a photographic genius.” I responded by saying that not only do I agree, I believe in him so much that I’m publishing his book. Shockingly, this is Parke’s first book in ten years.
Priced at only $18 and limited to a numbered edition of 1000, this one is going to go fast.
Buy the book here
The first round of zines are about to go out into the world. We hope you are as excited as we are!
On the third day of Christmas
My true love gave to me:
Three French hens
Two turtle doves
And a thousand beautiful new zines.
Buy one here. Thanks,