Claudine Doury’s new book, Amour, is now available to pre-order on Chose Commune website.

For any bookshop order, please write to orders(a)

All books pre-ordered by 1 November will be signed!



Amour diaries photographer Claudine Doury thirty year quest along the banks of the Amur River in Russia, that she journeyed in 1991, 1997 and 2018. Amour brings together her black and white and colour photographs with archival images, and reveals the photographer’s intimate and sensitive relationship with this territory and its history.

‘All they know is that in winter people arrive from the far north on reindeers to buy some bread, but not even the old men know what sort of people they are or where they come from.’

Anton Chekhov, The Island: A journey to Sakhalin, Washington Square Press, 1967


19 x 25 cm

70 photographs
104 pages

French/ English
Publication date: 14 November 2019
ISBN: 979-10-96383-15-3


Booksigning Do Insects Play?

Come and meet Johanna Tagada at Yvon Lambert bookshop on Thursday, October 10, 6 to 8 am, with complimentary tea by Leaves and Flowers.

In the presence of the publisher Cécile Poimboeuf-Koizumi


Yvon Lambert bookshop, 14 rue des Filles du Calvaire, 75 003 Paris