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!


The tinsel and Santas have come and gone in the city, but still we are haunted by Christmas: the tossed-out trees that never seem to go away. TMN Contributing Photographer Geoffrey Badner brings us a gallery of coniferous Laura Palmers.


TMN Contributing Photographer J. Geoffrey Badner is a Creative Director and Photographer who resides in Park Slope, Brooklyn, with his wife, Susan and daughter, Sasha. To see more of his work you can visit his photography portfolio at or his design portfolio at MACROSTATE. More by Geoff Badner