Portraits: Moments of Intimacy on the Road is Tom Lutz’s latest photography book published by Rare Bird Books. Many of the subjects of Lutz’s portraits are recognizable from his previous travel books. Lutz characterizes his portraits as “the result of those extended sessions, those moments of accidental intimacy on the road.”
Tom Lutz is the author of ten books, including the At Home in the World trilogy (Drinking Mare’s Milk on the Roof of the World, And the Monkey Learned Nothing, and The Kindness of Strangers), based on his travel to some 140 countries and territories. His books Aimlessness, Born Slippy, Crying, Doing Nothing, Cosmopolitan Vistas, and American Nervousness, 1903 have been translated into a dozen languages and have won the American Book Award among other honors. He is the founding editor in chief and publisher of Los Angeles Review of Books and a Distinguished Professor at University of California, Riverside. He lives in Los Angeles.