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What Labs Love

by Ed Camelli & Mike Singer

Lab owners love their dogs, and they'll fall for this full-color gift book, too.

For centuries, Labs have captivated humanity -- from child to adult, from urban denizen to country dweller. This photo essay captures...

A Toronto Album: Glimpses of the City That Was

by Mike Filey

This classic look at old Toronto portrays scenes of public life from 1860 to 1950, illustrating how dramatically the urban fabric and environment have changed.

Dark Girls

by Bill Duke & Shelia P. Moses

In the tradition of the New York Times bestselling I Dream a World and Crowns comes this full-color companion volume to the acclaimed NAACP Award–nominated documentary Dark Girls—an inspiring and...

True Places: A Lowcountry Preacher, His Church, and His People

by Stanley F. Lanzano

True Places is an emotionally charged photographic documentary of the lives of evangelical pastor Floyd Knowlin and his close-knit African American congregations who live, work, and worship in a rural stretch...

Mathematicians: An Outer View of the Inner World

by Mariana Cook & Robert C. Gunning

Mathematicians is a remarkable collection of ninety-two photographic portraits, featuring some of the most amazing mathematicians of our time. Acclaimed photographer Mariana Cook captures the exuberant and colorful...

Tokyo Megacity

by Donald Richie & Ben Simmons

This photographic Tokyo travel guide explores the dynamic Japanese culture, art and architecture that make Tokyo a world-class city.

This extraordinary book explores Tokyo through 250 revealing photographs by...

Tallinn Baltic Summer City

by Giorgio di Bon

The wonders of Tallinn are revealed in the latest photo book by Giorgio di Bon. Tallinn is known as a medieval capital in the north-east corner of the Baltic Sea. The old town of Tallinn has been declared as...

Stop Here, This is the Place

by Susan Conley & Laura Lewis

Winky Lewis and Susan Conley, a photographer and a writer in Portland, tried an experiment. At the start

of every week for a year, Winky sent Susan a photograph: of their children, of the street where they live...

What's in a Picture?

by Joshua F. Moore

With intriguing photos and lively writing, What's in a Picture makes it clear that historic photographs can be a super source of present-day insight and entertainment. As a magazine feature in Down East and...

By a Maine River

by Thomas Mark Szelog & LeeAnn Szelog

In this book, the authors document in photos and words the experience of looking closely, through the passage of one year, at their 70 acres of Maine woods. Readers who loved Our Point of View will learn how...

Florida Icons

by Roger L. Hammer


Beautifully illustrated, timeless celebrations of the spirit of place

What makes Florida, Florida? Glacier National Park, Glacier National Park? Through beautiful color photographs and short, evocative essays,...

Historic Photos of Ernest Hemingway

by James Plath

When Ernest Hemingway won the 1954 Nobel Prize for Literature, presenters called him “one of this epoch’s great molders of style,” praising his vivid dialogue and journalistic eye for “robust details...

Hometown Texas

by Peter Brown & Joe Holley

  • Joe Holley has an active column in the Houston Chronicle
  • Peter Brown's previous books published by Norton
  • Great regional Texas appeal: Pictures include Ivanhoe State Bank in Lipscomb, Galveston-Bolivar Ferry,...

  • 9/11 THROUGH THE LENS (250 Pictures of the Tragedy)

    by Unattributed 9/11 Photographer

    This eBook edition of "9/11 Through The Lens" has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for all devices. 250 high resolution color photographs arranged in a chronological sequence and...

    More Than a Rock: Essays on Art, Creativity, Photography, Nature, and Life

    by Guy Tal

    Ostensibly about landscape photography, More Than a Rock is a passionate and personal book about creativity and expression. In this series of essays, photographer and teacher Guy Tal shares his thoughts and...


    by R. Kim Rushing & Mark Goodman

    Constructed in 1904, the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman covers 20,000 acres, forty-six square miles, in the heart of the Mississippi Delta. Originally designed like a private plantation without walls...

    The Visual Palette: Defining Your Photographic Style

    by Brian Matiash

    With just a rudimentary understanding of exposure and composition, one can capture fairly competent images of attractive subjects. But is that image remarkable in any way? Does it really say anything? How does...

    The Muslims of India

    by A.G. Noorani

    This volume presents important documents recording reactions of Muslims in the period following Independence and the Partition of India, and in the subsequect fifty years. Besides key political developments,...

    Speed Duel: The Inside Story of the Land Speed Record in the Sixties

    by Samuel Hawley

    The quest for the land speed record in the 1960s and the epic rivalry between two dynamic American drivers, Art Arfons and Craig Breedlove.

    "Interesting and complex. . . .The best job I've seen done on the subject...

    Street Fashion Moscow

    by Elena Siemens

    Few cities in the world offer the diversity of stunning visuals that can be found on the streets of Moscow, from famous landmarks like Red Square to the Boulevard Ring and Kamergersky Lane and the residential...