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
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