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Humans

by Brandon Stanton

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Humans by Brandon Stanton
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  • Published in USA  Oct 2020
    448 pages
    Genre: Travel & Adventure

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Brandon Stanton's new book, Humans - his most moving and compelling book to date - shows us the world.

Brandon Stanton created Humans of New York in 2010. What began as a photographic census of life in New York City, soon evolved into a storytelling phenomenon. A global audience of millions began following HONY daily. Over the next several years, Stanton broadened his lens to include people from across the world.

Traveling to more than forty countries, he conducted interviews across continents, borders, and language barriers. Humans is the definitive catalogue of these travels. The faces and locations will vary from page to page, but the stories will feel deeply familiar. Told with candor and intimacy, Humans will resonate with readers across the globe―providing a portrait of our shared experience.

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"The creator of the hit internet series Humans of New York takes it global, chasing down a panoply of interesting stories...A lovely, sometimes challenging testament to the universality of human nature." - Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"Stanton has taken his legendary storytelling and photography global...millions follow [him], and the empathy and love his work engenders will be a balm to many more." - Booklist

"[P]rofound interviews and...stunning photography." - Newsweek

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Brandon Stanton

Brandon Stanton is the creator of the #1 New York Times bestselling books Humans of New York and Humans of New York: Stories as well as the children's book, Little Humans. His photography and storytelling blog, also called Humans of New York, is followed by a global audience of over thirty million people across several social media platforms. In addition to sharing thousands of stories from around the world, the blog has raised over $12 million for featured individuals and nonprofits. Stanton is a graduate of the University of Georgia and lives in New York City.

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