Clive James

Clive James is the author of many books of criticism, autobiography, fiction, and poetry. Among his books are Cultural Amnesia: Necessary Memories from History and the Arts, The Blaze of Obscurity, and A Point of View.

Golden Boy

Golden Boy

Things I Didn't Know

by Robert Hughes

January 11, 2007 issue

Great Days

Dream Stuff

by David Malouf

December 21, 2000 issue

A Feelthy Penguin

Bawdy Verse: A Pleasant Collection

edited by E.J. Burford

October 13, 1983 issue

That Old Black and White Magic

Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography

by Roland Barthes, translated by Richard Howard

Photography in Print: Writings from 1816 to the Present

edited by Vicki Goldberg

Before Photography: Painting and the Invention of Photography

by Peter Galassi

The Work of Atget, Vol. 1: Old France

edited by John Szarkowski, edited by Maria Morris Hambourg

The Autochromes of J.H. Lartigue, 1912-1927

The Photography of Max Yavno

text by Ben Maddow

Feininger's Chicago, 1941

Cole Weston: Eighteen Photographs

foreword by Ben Maddow, introduction by Charis Wilson

American Photographers and the National Parks

by Robert Cahn and Robert Glenn Ketchum

New England Reflections, 1882-1907

photographs by the Howes Brothers, edited by Alan B. Newman, foreword by Richard Wilbur, introduction by Gerald McFarland

Man as Art: New Guinea

photographs by Malcolm Kirk, text by Andrew Strathern

Rajasthan: India's Enchanted Land,

introduction and photographs by Raghubir Singh, foreword by Satyajit Ray

Falkland Road: Prostitutes of Bombay

by Mary Ellen Mark

Nicaragua: June 1978-July 1979

by Susan Meiselas

Visions of China: Photographs by Marc Riboud, 1957-1980

introduction by Orville Schell

The Russians

by Vladimir Sichov

William Klein: Photographs

profile by John Heilpern

Don McCullin: Hearts of Darkness

introduction by John Le Carré

Herbert List: Photographs 1930-1970

by Günter Metken, introduction by Stephen Spender

Robert Rauschenberg Photographs

John Pfahl: Altered Landscapes

Sam Haskins/Photographics

Bill Brandt: Nudes 1945-1980

introduction by Michael Hiley

Hollywood Color Photographs

by John Kobal

A Century of Japanese Photography

by the Japan Photographers Association, introduction by John W. Dower

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December 17, 1981 issue

Laughter in the Dark

Laughter in the Dark

The Radiant Future

by Alexander Zinoviev, translated by Gordon Clough

Sans Illusions

by Alexander Zinoviev, translated by Wladimir Berelowitch

March 19, 1981 issue

Hit Parade

The Oxford Book of Satirical Verse

chosen by Geoffrey Grigson

February 5, 1981 issue

The Gentle Slope of Castalia

Photography and Society

by Gisèle Freund

Diana and Nikon: Essays on the Aesthetic of Photography

by Janet Malcolm

The Eloquent Light

photographs by Ansel Adams, text by Nancy Newhall

Yosemite and the Range of Light

photographs by Ansel Adams, introduction by Paul Brooks

Time in New England

photographs by Paul Strand, text selected and edited by Nancy Newhall

Brett Weston: Photographs from Five Decades

photographs by Brett Weston, text by R.H. Cravens

Water's Edge

photographs by Harry Callahan, introductory poem by A.R. Ammons

Harry Callahan: Color

photographs and text by Harry Callahan, edited by Robert Tow and Ricker Winsor


photographs by Josef Sudek, text by Sonja Bullaty

Lotte Jacobi

photographs by Lotte Jacobi, edited by Kelly Wise, introduction by James Fasanelli

Moholy-Nagy: Photographs and Photograms

by Laszlo Maholy-Nagy, text by Andreas Haus, translated by Frederic Samson


photographs by Cecil Beaton, edited with a text by James Danziger


by Diana Vreeland and Chris Hemphill

Eye for Elegance Company

photographs by George Hoyningen-Huene

The Art of the Great Hollywood Portrait Photographers, 1925-1940

by John Kobal

Mrs. David Bailey

photographs by David Bailey

Special Collection 24 Photo Lithos

by Helmut Newton

Sleepless Nights

photographs by Helmut Newton, introduction by Philippe Garner

Women on Women: Twelve Photographic Portfolios

with an introduction by Katherine Hollabird

42nd Street Studio

photographs by Joyce Baronio, introduction by Linda Nochlin

The Best of Photojournalism, 5: People, Places, and Events of 1979

with an introduction by Tom Brokaw

In China

photographs by Eve Arnold

Photographs for the Tsar: The Pioneering Color Photography of Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii, Commissioned by Tsar Nicholas II

edited by Robert H. Allhouse

Across the Rhine

text by Franklin M. Davis Jr.. the editors of Time-Life Books

Private Pictures

photographs by Daniel Angeli and Jean-Paul Dousset, introduction by Anthony Burgess

Dorothea Lange and the Documentary Tradition

photographs by Dorothea Lange, text by Karin B. Ohrn

Dialogue with Photography

edited by Paul Hill, edited by Thomas Cooper

Photography in the Twentieth Century

by Peter Tausk

Fox-Talbot and the Invention of Photography

by Gail Buckland

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December 18, 1980 issue

Fannikins’s Cunnikin

Fannikins’s Cunnikin

Fanny: Being the True History of the Adventures of Fanny Hackabout-Jones

by Erica Jong

November 6, 1980 issue

From the Pit

From the Pit

To Build a Castle
My Life as a Dissenter

by Vladimir Bukovsky, translated by Michael Scammell

Alarm and Hope

by Andrei D. Sakharov, edited by Efrem Yankelevich and Alfred Friendly Jr.

April 5, 1979 issue

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