Two publications accompany a good neighbour. A book titled a good neighbour - Exhibition about the exhibition with a foreword by the Istanbul Biennial Director Bige Örer, an introduction by curators Elmgreen & Dragset, an essay by Kaelen Wilson-Goldie and descriptions of every artist’s work by Pablo Larios is supplemented by a story book titled a good neighbour - Stories gathering together a wide variety of personal stories and memories about homes, neighbours and neighbourhoods. Contributors include artists, writers, academics and many others. Their accounts take on a myriad of forms, including short stories, confessional texts, creative essays, letters, dialogues and poems. A flyer with maps and floor plans of the exhibition is also available for free at the venues to facilitate the experience of navigating the exhibition.

Published by Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) and Yapı Kredi Publications with the contributions of Vehbi Koç Foundation, the publications of the 15th Istanbul Biennial can be purchased for 15 TL (Exhibition) and 40 TL (Stories) from the biennial venues , bookshops, and İKSV (Nejat Eczacıbaşı Building, Sadi Konuralp Cad. No: 5, Şişhane, Beyoğlu).