Humans of New York by Brandon StantonHumans of New York by Brandon Stanton

Humans of New York

byBrandon Stanton

Hardcover | October 15, 2013

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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

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 T...
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Title:Humans of New YorkFormat:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 9.14 × 7.28 × 0.95 inPublished:October 15, 2013Publisher:St. Martin's PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1250038820

ISBN - 13:9781250038821

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from So many pictures, so many interpretations It's a book you want to keep handy .. for yourself, your family, and your friends. You can open it to any page and simply analyze a photo and read a caption. Your imagination can then take you in any direction. Let it.
Date published: 2017-10-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Humans of New York It was a great book! If you like the facebook posts, you will absolutely love this book. It is very well put together and I know that I will continue to leaf through it in the years to come.
Date published: 2017-09-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Breath of fresh air It's a little difficult to truly explain how fantastic Brandon's work is both as a photographer and as a person with a unique way to converse with people in such honest and profound ways. Definitely pick this up.
Date published: 2017-08-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great blog, great book! Humans of New York is a terrific blog on Facebook, and this is a great collection of some of his pictures.
Date published: 2017-08-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Really Diverse range of Pictures After a trip to NY I decided to get this book and i really appreciated how Stanton includes all aspects of New York, the rich, the poor, all different races, gender types, etc. There are some really funny ones in there too. Worth it
Date published: 2017-07-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this! Fascinating look at my favourite city, for all the times I wish I could be there
Date published: 2017-06-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Amazing to read the stories of so many different people. It is fantastic, even just to read one small caption a day.
Date published: 2017-05-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic So much cool stuff in here
Date published: 2017-03-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from nice coffee table book It's a very good coffee table book, relaxing and interesting read
Date published: 2017-03-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Fascinating stories of people in NYC
Date published: 2017-03-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Loved it although I do wish there were more of the captions. I found a lot of them were just "Seen on ____" photos. I didn't expect the long stories because he wasn't making them at the time but I expected a bit more than what was in it. Great nonetheless
Date published: 2017-02-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great :) I preferred the first one, but I enjoyed the depth of the stories in this book.
Date published: 2017-02-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great book! SO much fun to look at the stories and photos. #plumreview
Date published: 2017-02-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great book Very inspirational, learning about different people and their lives
Date published: 2017-01-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great book to have I have it at home as a coffee table book. Very interesting.
Date published: 2017-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great! Great collection of HONY posts
Date published: 2017-01-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful A picture is worth a thousand words - this book is worth a million. It's beautiful and poignant, funny and heartbreaking. I'm glad I got to view all these people's stories through Brandon Stanton's photographs!
Date published: 2017-01-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from beautiful book The pictures really told stories of the lives of the people captured in them. I loved the captions, so you could infer what the people in the photos were thinking.
Date published: 2016-12-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Has very beautiful photographs and stories that are very captivating.
Date published: 2016-12-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! Amazing photographs and stories!
Date published: 2016-12-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful, reminder that we are all human Perfect gift for any HoNY followers or anyone who likes having small glimpses into others' lives. Great coffee table book and conversation starter!
Date published: 2016-11-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from very nice love reading about other peoples stories
Date published: 2016-11-06
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great book Was a little beaten up when I received it...
Date published: 2015-03-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It made a beautiful gift It contains beautiful pictures and captions.
Date published: 2015-02-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brandon Stanton Be excited to buy and read this book. You won't really regret. I tell you. Believe it or not, my whole family have read this book.
Date published: 2015-01-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! I've been following HoNY online for over a year now and I love his blog. After preordering the book, I was satisfied. It was everything I thought it would be. It's not like other blogs and Brandon Stanton really gives the audience a different perspective of what New York is - and the people that make it.  
Date published: 2013-11-04

Editorial Reviews

"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