21 best novels about photography

Woman reading novel on the beach

Be careful what you wish for! We all opine how much better life would be if we had more free time, but under the current self-isolation conditions we – amazingly! – might have a bit too much free time. So how do you fill the hours?

Well, we've already given you a list of the 25 best movies about photographers, which will give you some new stuff to add to your watch list. But if you really want to deep dive into some photography-related escapism, we've collected the 20 best novels about photography. 

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Tom May

Tom May is a freelance writer and editor specializing in art, photography, design and travel. He has been editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. He has also worked for a wide range of mainstream titles including The Sun, Radio Times, NME, T3, Heat, Company and Bella.

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