— 10×10 Photobooks


About James Pomerantz’s selection for the 10×10 Online:

My selection of books is made up of those that have had an impact on me as a photographer and that I still return to for inspiration even with The New Yorker magazine’s ever-growing library of photobooks at my disposal.

James Pomerantz’s selection:

  • Roger Ballen. Outland. (London: Phaidon Press, 2001).
  • Robert Bergman. A Kind of Rapture. (New York: Pantheon, 2008).
  • Jason Eskenazi. Wonderland: A Fairytale of the Soviet Monolith. (Millbrook, NY: de.MO, 2008).
  • Katy Grannan. Boulevard. (San Francisco: Fraenkel Gallery and New York: Salon 94, 2011).
  • Chauncey Hare. Protest Photos. (Göttengen: Steidl, 2009).
  • Tim Hetherington. Infidel. (London: Chris Boot Ltd., 2010).
  • Leigh Ledare. Pretend You’re Actually Alive. (New York: PPP Editions and Andrew Roth, 2008).
  • Ryan McGinley. The Kids are Alright. (New York: self-published, 2000).
  • Stephen Shore. A Road Trip Journal. (London: Phaidon Press, 2008).
  • Alec Soth. Broken Manual. (Göttengen: Steidl, 2012).

James Pomerantz is a New York-based photographer. He holds an MFA from the School of Visual Arts and is represented by Institute for Artist Management. James spends his days perched twenty floors above Times Square as the Photo Researcher at The New Yorker magazine. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, daughter and two cats.