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My Book of the Century

My Book of the Century
My Book of the Century
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If that sounds fantastic, it's only as fantastic as the presumption that there can be such a thing as a book of the century or even my book of the century. Books speak different languages at different times. What the Wasteland said to me once, it doesn't say now. What speaks to me now is The Family of Man. It's the book of the photographic show of 1955 that toured the world and which empowered black-and-white photography and the written word as no other show has since. Images which sear, images which exalt: Cas Oorthuy's photograph of a hungry woman biting into a crust of bread; Ansel

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