Picks and Pans Review: Eye-Openers

updated 10/03/2005 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 10/03/2005 AT 01:00 AM EDT

The Last Place on Earth
The Last Place on Earth is a spectacular two-book set from National Geographic photographer Michael Nichols and ecologist Mike Fay, who spent over a decade exploring rain forests in Gabon and Congo. One volume is comprised of Nichols's powerful photos, another of Fay's dramatic journals. Says Nichols: "It's about feeling, not just intellectual expression."

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