Georgia native and ex-Chicago bond trader didn't predict the overwhelming success of his NYC photo blog.

This article titled “Brandon Stanton’s New York stories” was written by Corinne Jones, for The Observer on Sunday 3rd November 2013 00.05 UTC

“If any of you drove by the Brooklyn Navy Yards at 6pm last night, you may have seen a grown man sobbing in an empty parking lot,” wrote Brandon Stanton on his blog last week after his book Humans of New York debuted at No 1 on the New York Times bestseller list. “It completely blindsided me… It was a miracle.”

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