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Top 15 Photo Books of 2012

New York NightsNew York Nights / James and Karla Murray. The best selling authors of the popular photo book Store Fronts offer a stunning look at New York’s vivid nightlife as they visit a unique selection of bars, restaurants, music venues, and shops, all complete with historical significance and after-dark aesthetics. Published by Ginko Press. Available through Amazon, $38.50.

Rineke Dijkstra: A Retrospective. This is the first comprehensive monograph on Rineke Dijkstra published in the U.S. Included is her early work of new mothers and bullfighters, a selection from Beach Portraits, and works from her long-going series Almerisa, which documents a young immigrant girl as she grows up and adapts to her new environment. Published by Guggenheim Museum. Available through Amazon, $34.65.

Photographs of Old School Store Fronts Document the Disappearing Face of New York

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James and Karla Murray are professional photographers and authors based in New York and Miami.  James and Karla have lectured extensively on the subject of the plight of New York City’s mom and pop stores at The New York Public Library, The Brooklyn Historical Society, The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation and the Lower East Side Tenement Museum. Their book, STORE FRONT: The Disappearing Face of New York, provides an irreplaceable window to the rich cultural experience of New York City as seen through its neighborhood shops.