Burning Book: A Visual History of Burning Man
Over twenty years, in 1986, some friends set fire to an effigy on a beach in San Francisco, little knowing this would be the start to a annual event dedicated to self-expression. Burning Book: A Visual History of Burning Man by Jessica Bruder is a compilation of facts and photos that sum up an event that now attracts 40,000 participants. A vibrant city arises form the desert of Nevada for a week every year and this is a visual account that does not provide answers, but context.
Hardcover, 368 pages. Simon Spotlight Entertainment, 2007. $19.11 at Amazon.