It's the 2023 ToB presented by Field Notes!

Welcome to the 2023 Tournament of Books presented by Field Notes. And look, a brand new website! It’s time to Rooster!


Jemma Gura

Web designer Jemma Gura jams the five questions, appreciates awkward ideas, and mentions books we’ve never heard of.

Site: Prate

DOB: 9 September, 1972

What do you do:
Make Prate for fun & design for living.

Favorite Books:
Right now… From the Shores of Lake Placid and Other Stories, Bill Drumond, Neue Galerie Der Stadt Aachen Der Bestand ‘72.

Bill Drummond, Jules & Rolande Laroche, Ed Ruscha.

What makes you laugh:
Slightly awkward ideas.

Charity worth giving to:
Sharing and Caring Hands.

Five words that sound good:
Enzo, emil, egon, echo, loomis.

Rosecrans Baldwin co-founded TMN with publisher Andrew Womack in 1999. His latest book is Everything Now: Lessons From the City-State of Los Angeles. More information can be found at More by Rosecrans Baldwin