The nightmare of Chernobyl continues to be a painful reality for those exposed to its radioactive fallout. In Chernobyl Legacy, Paul Fusco faces the human tragedy of the world's worst nuclear energy disaster.
Requiem in Samba
by Alex Majoli
Living in the poor favelas of Brazil, photographer Alex Majoli encountered a beautiful but violent culture shaped by the constant specter of death. During his time there, he also discovered a different outlook on life captured in the sounds of samba.
In this breathtaking and compelling book, photographer and sailor Jean Gaumy depicts the daily struggles of deep-sea fishermen on their open-deck trawlers, which are seldom used anymore. The dramatic black-and-white photos, taken during four long voyages between 1984 and 1998, are a rousing tribute to those who live for the catch, and to a disappearing way of life.
Zoom In: The Paris Riots of 1968
by Magnum Photographers
In May 1968, French students went on strike to advocate for education reform and protest a lack of jobs. Violence erupted, and the unrest spread across the country. Soon, workers joined the strike, virtually shutting down the entire country. Photographer Bruno Barbey documented the uprising, displaying the chaos for the rest of the world.