26 January, 2010

Beach, Point Dume, California

23 January, 2010

Coombs Park

22 January, 2010

Ballona Creek

My Waitress My Waitress My Waitress

21 January, 2010

Kosode Fragment with Fan Roundels, Flowering Vines, and Wild Ginger Leaves

Kimono As Art - The Landscapes of Itchiku Kubota
Photograph of a portion of page 19

18 January, 2010

from The Wedding

from The Wedding

17 January, 2010

from The Wedding

from The Wedding

from The Wedding

from The Wedding

from The Wedding

from The Wedding

15 January, 2010

A Choir of Lighters

10 January, 2010

Snow Ball

09 January, 2010


08 January, 2010


07 January, 2010

06 January, 2010

Abdellatif Laâbi Wins Goncourt

Leafe Press's very own Abdellatif Laâbi has just won France's prestigious Prix Goncourt for Poetry. Laâbi was awarded this literary honor for "his life achievements," according to the accompanying statement. The prize will be officially given on January 12, 2010.

The Goncourt Jury included Tahar Benjelloun (another Goncourt recipient), Françoise Chandernagor, Patrick Rambaud, Michel Tournier, Edmonde Charles-Roux, Robert Sabatier, Jorge Semprun, Françoise Mallet-Joris, Bernard Pivot and Didier Decoin.

Fragments of a Forgotten Genesis
Abdellatif Laâbi
tr. Nancy Hadfield, Gordon Hadfield
Leafe Press, 2009
ISBN: 978-0-9561919-0-8


You can order thru Amazon, or thru Leafe, or thru j at johnbr dot com.

I designed the cover for this book, in addition to taking the cover photograph.

05 January, 2010

04 January, 2010

Self Portrait As Nan Goldin

03 January, 2010

02 January, 2010