Arcana Books - Humanity

Lee and Whitney Kaplan of Arcana Books curate their top five new reads out in October.


Anthony Hernandez

Published to accompany the photographer’s first retrospective, Anthony Hernandez offers a comprehensive introduction to his career of more than 40 years, tracing his evolution as well as highlighting continuities across his practice. The catalogue represents the full range and breadth of Hernandez’s work, with an extensive plate section that includes many photographs that have never before been exhibited or published.


Everything I Want To Eat: Sqirl and The New California Cooking by Jessica Koslow

The cookbook we’ve all been waiting for. Everything I Want to Eat captures the excitement of the food at Sqirl while also offering accessible recipes that can be easily made in the home kitchen. Moreover, it’s an entirely new kind of cookbook and approach to how we are all starting to think about food, allowing readers to play with the recipes, combining and shaping them to be nothing short of everything you want to eat.


Game Changers: The Unsung Heroines of Sports History by Molly Schiot

Filmmaker Molly Schiot celebrates the female athletes who had changed the face of sports around the globe in the pre-Title IX age. These women paved the way for Serena Williams, Carli Lloyd, and Lindsey Vonn, yet few today know who they are. Game Changers, a beautifully illustrated collection of these trailblazers’ rarely-before-seen photos and stories.


Gerard Petrus Fieret

An obsessive, insatiable, and subversive photographer,  Fieret has continuously experimented and pushed the boundaries of the photographic medium. This much anticipated Major Monograph is beautifully produce and represents a range of the photographers work.


The End: Montauk, NY by Michael Dweck

The 10th Anniversary edition of The End – a paradisiacal narrative about summer and youth, which blended idealism and documentation to reflect a place and a way of life both fading and being reinvented– featuring 85 previously unpublished photos and reflective essays by both Dweck and artist Peter Beard.





The legendary Bruce Weber by longtime friend & surf industry icon Dibi Fletcher.

David Bailey - Humanity

David Bailey was a working-class tailor’s son when, in 1960, the art director of British Vogue gave him a contract.