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Humans of New York

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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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Full title humans of new york
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Last Update 2018-05-21 22:53:12PM
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subject_facet City and town life -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 21st century -- Pictorial works, New York (N.Y.) -- Pictorial works, Photography, Artistic, Street photography -- New York (State) -- New York
title_display Humans of New York
title_full Humans of New York, Humans of New York / Brandon Stanton
title_short Humans of New York
topic_facet City and town life, History, Nonfiction, Photography, Photography, Artistic, Sociology, Street photography, Travel