Saturday, December 31, 2016

Four More Lists

Favorites encountered/discovered/acquired in 2016, plus a few least favorites:

Books:

1. Peter Hessler, River Town (2006)
2. Edward Ross, Filmish (2015)
3. Meghan Daum, My Misspent Youth (2001)
4. Paul Fischer, A Kim Jong-Il Production (2015)
5. Chris Offutt, My Father, The Pornographer (2016)
6. Etienne Davodeau, The Initiates (2013)
7. Jeffrey Toobin, American Heiress (2016)
8. Susan Stellin and Graham Macindoe, Chancers (2016)
9. William Geraldi, The Hero's Body (2016)
10. Etgar Keret, The Seven Good Years (2015)

Least Favorite Book: Tracy Kidder, Truck Full of Money (2016)


Films:

1. Nacho Vigalondo, Timecrimes (2007)
2. Severin Fiala and Veronika Franz, Goodnight Mommy (2014)
3. Charlie Kaufman, Anomalisa (2015)
4. Yorgos Lanthimos, The Lobster (2015)
5. Ruben Östlund, Force Majeure (2014)
6. Robert Eggers, The Witch (2015)
7. Shane Carruth, Upstream Color (2014)
8. Clayton Jacobson, Kenny (2006)
9. Nina Davenport, Operation Filmmaker (2007)
10. David Farrier and Dylan Reeve, Tickled (2016)

Least Favorite Film: Kan Swan and Daniel Schneinert, Swiss Army Man (2016)


Photobooks:

1. Rosalind Fox Solomon, Got To Go (2016)
2. Michael Ormerod, States of America (1993)
3. Diane Arbus, In The Beginning (2016)
4. Brigid Berlin, Polaroids (2015)
5. Boris Mikhailov, Diary (2016)
6. Inge Morath, First Color (2009)
7. Michael Schmelling, My Blank Pages (2015)
8. Bertien Van Manen, Beyond Maps and Atlases (2016)
9. Lee Friedlander, Western Landscapes (2016)
10. Ivars Gravlejs, Useful Advice For Photographers (2016)

Least Favorite Photobook: Lee Friedlander, Street (2016)


Albums:

1. Paul De Jong, If (2015)
2. The Godz, Contact High With The Godz (1966)
3. Tomeka Reid Quartet (Self Titled) (2015)
4. 47 Times Its Own Weight, Cumulo Nimbus (1975)
5. The Frogs, Bananimals (1999)
6. Chinga Chavin, Country Porn (1976)
7. Sneaks, Gymnastics (2016)
8. Tacuma Bradley's Unity Band, Joint Effort (2016)
9. The Beatles, Hate (2006)
10. 75 Dollar Bill, Wooden Bag (2015)
11. Quicksilver Messenger Service, Happy Trails (1969)
12. The Space Lady, Greatest Hits (2013)
13. Marvin Gaye, Here, My Dear (1978)
14. Riley Walker, Primrose Green (2015)
15. Surface To Air Missive, A V (2016)
16. Amps For Christ, Circuits (1999)
17. Les Claypool's Duo De Twang, Four Foot Shack (2014)
18. Phil Yost, Bent City (1967)
19. Sun Ra, Space Is The Place (1972)
20. Jacob Collier, In My Room (2016)

Least Favorite Album: Wilco, Schmilco (2016)

1 comment:

Kuba Jasionek said...

why 75% of this photo books r just for millionaires?! damn!