Books Steve Crist Books by Steve Crist Steve Crist has written books about: Nonfiction Art & Design Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Steve Crist Gordon Studer Best Books Of 2009 Season's Readings: Top Picks From Indie Booksellers December 3, 2009 Correspondent Susan Stamberg gathers recommendations for the season's best books from booksellers Rona Brinlee, Daniel Goldin and Lucia Silva. Their selections include comics about philosophy, novels about building families, and a box set that dives into the process of writing. Season's Readings: Top Picks From Indie Booksellers Listen · 7:20 7:20 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/120980017/121045051" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Excerpts: Best Books 2009 Excerpt: 'The Contact Sheet' December 3, 2009 Steve Crist's book presents iconic photos in context. That is, in the negative next to the other photos they were originally shot with. The presentation reveals how a single magic shot can reveal itself.