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Humans of New York: Stories

Category: Book
By (author): Stanton, Brandon
Subject:  PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Regional (see also TRAVEL / Pictorials)
  SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Urban
  TRAVEL / United States / Northeast / Middle Atlantic (NJ, NY, PA)
Audience: general/trade
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Published: October 2015
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 432
Size: 9.12in x 7.97in x 1.31in
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From The Publisher*The follow-up to Humans of New York - #1 New York Times Bestseller Now a #1 New York Times Bestseller! In the summer of 2010, photographer Brandon Stanton began an ambitious project -to single-handedly create a photographic census of New York City. The photos he took and the accompanying interviews became the blog Humans of New York. His audience steadily grew from a few hundred followers to, at present count, over fifteen million. In 2013, his book Humans of New York, based on that blog, was published and immediately catapulted to the top of the NY Times Bestseller List where it has appeared for over forty-five weeks. Now, Brandon is back with the Humans of New York book that his loyal followers have been waiting for: Humans of New York: Stories . Ever since Brandon began interviewing people on the streets of New York, the dialogue he's had with them has increasingly become as in-depth, intriguing and moving as the photos themselves. Humans of New York: Stories presents a whole new group of people in stunning photographs, with a rich design and, most importantly, longer stories that delve deeper and surprise with greater candor. Let Brandon Stanton and the Humans of New York he's photographed astonish you all over again this October.
Review Quote*An instant publishing phenomenon. - The New York Times "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 "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
Biographical NoteBRANDON 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 and David Karp, the founder of Tumblr, called Humans of New York his favorite Tumblr blog. Stanton lives in Brooklyn, New York.