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On Reading Hardcover – September 17, 2008

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"The exquisite reproduction make this a delightful introduction to the origins of his work." Amateur Photographer "... before any of them came Andre Kertesz." The Independent on Sunday"

About the Author

André Kertész (1894-1985) was one of the most inventive, influential, and prolific photographers in the medium's history.

Robert Gurbo is the curator of the André Kertész Estate and the author of André Kertész: The Early Years and André Kertész: The Polaroids. He lives in New York City.
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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 80 pages
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company; Reissue edition (September 17, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0393066568
  • ISBN-13: 978-0393066562
  • Product Dimensions: 6.6 x 0.6 x 8.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #464,628 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful By David Phillips on May 28, 2009
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This is a beautiful little book with a wonderful collection of Ketész photos all around the theme of reading, mostly of people reading. The photos are beautifully printed and the whole presentation of the book is perfect. I highly recommend it as a masterpiece to anyone who likes photos of people.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By deepwater on October 14, 2010
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This little book is a trusted companion, a welcome break from our frantic tech-centered world. Each dip into it will reveal Keresz's deep love of books, and people. This book also makes a wonderful gift.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By D. B. Dillon on August 25, 2013
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a thousand words... one of my five 'if I was stranded on a desert island...' gifting to friends and several on hand, excited when it was re-released in hardcover. Not to be missed...
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Meredith Rutter on August 9, 2011
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A friend gave me this book when it was first published in 1971 (by a different publisher than this reissue). I have cherished it and am glad to see that it is available again. If you're looking for a gift idea for anyone who enjoys reading, give them this little gem that comes without words.
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11 of 16 people found the following review helpful By Kamaal A. Bahnasawi on October 2, 2008
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It is enough to say that this book is by Andre' Kerte'sz which means the one who purchases it will not regret it.
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