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    DescriptionAn instant Number One New York Times bestseller, Humans of New York began in the summer of 2010, when photographer Brandon Stanton set out on an ambitious project: to single-handedly create a photographic census of New York City. Armed with his camera, he began crisscrossing the city, covering thousands of miles on foot, all in his attempt to capture ordinary New Yorkers in the most extraordinary of moments. The result of these efforts was "Humans of New York," a vibrant blog in which he featured his photos alongside quotes and anecdotes. The blog has steadily grown, now boasting nearly a million devoted followers. Humans of New York is the book inspired by the blog. With four hundred colour photos, including exclusive portraits and all-new stories, and a distinctive vellum jacket, Humans of New York is a stunning collection of images that will appeal not just to those who have been drawn in by the outsized personalities of New York, but to anyone interested in the breathtaking scope of humanity it displays. Heartfelt and moving, Humans of New York is a celebration of individuality and a tribute to the spirit of a city.


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    Title
    Humans of New York
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Brandon Stanton
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 186 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 960 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781250038821
    ISBN 10: 1250038820
    Classifications

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    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.4
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    LC classification: F128.37 .S733 2013
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    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    400 colour photographs throughout
    Publisher
    St Martin's Press
    Imprint name
    St Martin's Press
    Publication date
    01 January 2014
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    BRANDON STANTON studied at the University of Georgia and worked as a bond trader in Chicago before founding "Humans of New York" in the summer of 2010. He has appeared on The Today Show and the BBC, has been featured in "The Wall Street Journal, "and his photos have appeared at Vogue.com and TheAtlantic.com. David Karp, the founder of Tumblr, called "Humans of New York" his favorite Tumblr blog. Stanton lives in Brooklyn, New York.
    Review quote
    "An instant publishing phenomenon." --"The New York Times" "Visually arresting and disarmingly deep... The photographs in this volume, some of which have never been published before, capture the city's inhabitants with a commendable eye for demographic diversity and everyday street fashion. But it's Stanton's interviews with his subjects, usually excerpted from their rawest moments, that are the most captivating as they highlight both the hardship and the little victories of an often-unforgiving city." --"The Atlantic ""[A] lovely collection of photos and essays... The images are gorgeous, and the effect is like walking through a version of our city where startlingly honest thought bubbles appear over everyone's heads." --"New York Magazine""There's no judgment, just observation and in many cases reverence, making for an inspiring reading and visual experience." --"Publishers Weekly" (starred review) "Some street photographers hide behind phone booths like paparazzi so their subject won't be aware of their presence, but for Stanton it's precisely that awkward interaction, the tearing down of the wall between strangers, that he covets." --"The Huffington Post"