When we talk about the best photography books, what we really mean is the best life books: whether it’s a book like Ricochet, a collection of intimate photographs from David Bowie’s colossal Serious Moonlight tour, or one like Andy SaundersApollo Remastered, which captures awe-inspiring photos from our first missions to the Moon, they frame life itself. Then there are the books about photography, which help us make sense of art, images, and their interpretation: John Berger’s Ways of Seeing, say, or Susan Sontag’s On Photography. Whichever you’re seeking, there’s something in the pages below to help you see the world in a new way.

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