It's truly amazing, beautiful, and deeply profound.
The very size of this book, a bit over 17 by 13 inches, suggests that it has something momentous to show you, as indeed it does.
Like other Maisel works, this book reminds us that we all hold a sacred responsibility to honor that which gives us life.
This collection of meticulous photographs invites the viewer into an awkward space where one simultaniously contemplates the extremes of beauty and the horrors of humanity's... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Lisa Schaewe
This book is just gorgeous — the photos, as well as the design. Beautiful, beautiful book! Highly recommended for anyone interested in the beauty in decay.Published 14 months ago by dinogirl
I bought this book to show my students (I'm a high school art teacher). It's a nice visual aid because the book is very large so it's easier to hold up in front of a class. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Tina
"Among my concerns with Library of Dust are the crises of representation that derive from attempts to index or archive the evidence of trauma; the uncanny ability of objects to... Read morePublished on September 5, 2011 by gnostix1
David Maisel's work is very similar to the most famous photographers of the WPA in that his social concerns are interwoven with his artistic prowess. Read morePublished on December 14, 2010 by Masha
I am a reference librarian at a small liberal arts college. Captivated by the idea of this photo project when I heard Maisel interviewed on NPR, I immediately researched LIBRARIES... Read morePublished on October 31, 2010 by Liza Librarian