Michael Lesy is one of America’s leading photographic scholars. His books include Wisconsin Death Trip, Murder City, Angel’s World, and Long Time Coming. He lives in Amherst, Massachusetts, where he teaches literary journalism at Hampshire College.
Shortlisted — International Association of Culinary Professionals Cookbook Award, 2014
Books by Michael Lesy
Hardcover, 2002Over 400 rarely or never-seen photographs of a vanished America.
Paperback, 2008Michael Lesy’s disturbingly satisfying account of Chicago in the 1920s—the epicenter of murder in America—could be fiction, but it’s not.
Michael Lesy, Lisa Stoffer
Hardcover, 2013What we ate, how we ate, and how eating changed during America’s first real food revolution, 1900–1910.
Hardcover, 2017Haunting views of the early twentieth century’s most significant events flank pictures of the last remnants of the premodern world.