Humans of New York
By Brandon Stanton St. Martin’s Press, $34.50 THIS colourful tome contains some of the best images from photographer Brandon Stanton’s Tumblr blog of the same name. The anonymous people featured in his collection of street portraits range from wild, wacky types to everyday Joes on the job, but in the photographer’s eyes, they are all equally fascinating. Stanton includes captions — either quotes from the subject or his own observations — that add nuance to the pictures and make every shot seem like a short story. Touching, funny, sweet and sad, this is a book you’ll flip through time and again.