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Humans of New York

Brandon Stanton

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ISBN 10: 1250038820 / ISBN 13: 9781250038821
Published by St. Martin's Press, New York New York, 2013
Condition: As New Hardcover
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STATED FIRST EDITION. Pristine as new copy of picture album/text comments of people from all walks of life in New York City. Imprinted hardcover with distinct jacket. "Since 2010, photographer Brand Stanton has been capturing New Yorkers and their remarkable stories. The blog he created has touched millions of lives around the world. Humans of New York is a surprising and moving collection of four hundred of his most beautiful photos, featuring exclusive new portraits ans stories.". Bookseller Inventory # 009636

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Title: Humans of New York

Publisher: St. Martin's Press, New York New York

Publication Date: 2013

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

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Synopsis:

Based on the blog with more than four million loyal fans, a beautiful, heartfelt, funny, and inspiring collection of photographs and stories capturing the spirit of a city

Now an instant #1 New York Times bestseller, Humans of New York began in the summer of 2010, when photographer Brandon Stanton set out to 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 an attempt to capture New Yorkers and their stories. The result of these efforts was a vibrant blog he called "Humans of New York," in which his photos were featured alongside quotes and anecdotes.

The blog has steadily grown, now boasting millions of devoted followers. Humans of New York is the book inspired by the blog. With four hundred color photos, including exclusive portraits and all-new stories, Humans of New York is a stunning collection of images that showcases the outsized personalities of New York.

Surprising and moving, printed in a beautiful full-color, hardbound edition, Humans of New York is a celebration of individuality and a tribute to the spirit of the city.


With 400 full-color photos and a distinctive vellum jacket

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An Amazon Best Book of the Month, October 2013: The thing that always amazes me about New York is that it works at all: so many people, stacked on top of each other in apartments or wedged side-by-side on the streets, that it once seemed--to my admittedly West Coast eyes--that there could be no room to breathe, to stretch, to be human in such a seemingly inhumane environment. Even the garbage (the literal garbage; no Travis Bickle allusions here) is pushed to the sidewalk--there’s not even space between buildings to hide it. But once I’d been there--admittedly late--I understood that it’s the people themselves that make it work; that diversity and self-expression (not to mention the necessity) create a kind of space on their own. Brandon Stanton gets it. His thousands of not-quite-candid street portraits of New Yorkers (and accompanying captions, usually from the subjects themselves) have made his Humans of New York blog both poignant and extremely popular. And now, his book of the same title collects 400 of his best portraits, telling small stories that are outsized in their humor, candor, and humanity. As it turns out, inner-space is a dimension all its own, and it counts, too. --Jon Foro

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