Category Archives: Publishing

Photography Books of the Year 2014

Every year a number of people pick their photography books of the year. In almost every case this means picture books. So here are the selections of photography books of the year by some writers, primarily of books full of … Continue reading

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Arles 2014 Day 3

The third day of Arles for us seemed to be dedicated to books. We started with Erik Kessels' Dutch photography show, a lot of which had originated in books, then we went on to Cosmos, a publishers showcase, then on … Continue reading

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Source-Cord Prize Judge John Duncan

There are four judges for the Source-Cord Prize. We have published interviews with Kate Bush and Mariko Takeuchi, the third interview is with John Duncan, one of the editors of Source. An important part of John's role in Source is … Continue reading

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Bookshop latest

There have been a number of changes in the world of photography bookshops in the last year or so. To start with the positives, Claire de Rouen the fashion and photography shop on Charing Cross Road is now being run … Continue reading

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The Home Place

Like the flying car, the photographically illustrated novel has always seemed like an idea on the cusp of realisation. Combining the reality of photographs and the fictionality of novels was surely inevitable. There were a number of forerunners to establishment … Continue reading

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Announcing the Source Digital Edition

The technicians have finally emerged from the basement at Source Headquarters with the first Source Digital Edition and it's available to read on your computer, ipad, iPhone and Android devices. The current Photography and Literature issue is available now and … Continue reading

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Roma Tearne

In 2002 we published a set of photographs by the artist Roma Tearne called The House of Small Things showing an unusual doll's house. At the time, we didn't know Tearne was also a novelist and five years later would … Continue reading

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Austerlitz

W.G.Sebald's Austerlitz is, at first sight, a normal novel. OK, it doesn't have paragraphs but there is a fairly conventional narrator who recounts the story of a man called Austerlitz. The strange thing about the book is the photographs. They … Continue reading

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David Goldblatt, Photography & Literature

In 2010 an unusual book was published called TJ / Double Negative. It combined a novel and photobook in one package, the photobook by David Goldblatt, the novel by Ivan Vladislavic. In our review of the book Colin Graham said … Continue reading

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Copeland Book Market 2013

On Sunday I went to the Copeland Book Market. Situated in a car park with a bar on the top deck and a generally improvised feel it is the perfect setting for small publishers. There were a number I hadn't … Continue reading

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