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Throughout most of 2010, his book, 25 Lessons I’ve Learned about photography Life! has been the #1 Best Selling Photo Essay on Amazon.com. Paul Giguere, guru for the popular podcast thoughts on photography, considers 25 Lessons one of the "classic" essays on photography. For more information go to www.25Lessons.com.
In October of 2010, Lorenzo served as the NYC photography adviser for the recently launched Microsoft foursquare photography app. In 2008, he was chosen to be the HP Be Brilliant Featured Artist. He has been called an "Internet photography sensation" by Time Out New York and is considered a "Flickr star" by Rob Walker, Consumed columnist, for New York Times Magazine. His work is represented worldwide by Getty Images. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
Both this book and Low Life were an incredible help.
In his book, How the Other Half Lives, Jacob A. Riis gives the reader a front row view of life in the tenements of New York City at the end of the 19th century.
The language used in this book can be, at times, a bit complicated to comprehend; this is why I believe it appropriate for mature adults.
It was hard to understand the 19th century language but still an interesting read. I wish the photos were largerPublished 4 days ago by LizzyKate
The effect that "How the Other Half Lives" had on the amelioration of urban poverty cannot be over-emphasized. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Larry Benjamin
Its nonfiction writing style is very dated, which makes it a bit comical at its own expense for modern readers. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Charles
This book was a detailed, and ground breaking investigation into the worst unregulated capitalism can bring us. I highly recommend this book as a standard for all classrooms.Published 2 months ago by John
The book is a good insight into how some of the poorer people in our country live and relate to things around them.Published 4 months ago by Eric C. Davis
This book represents a famous undertaking by Jacob Riis. Mr. Riis's work was instrumental in creating changes in living environments that still affect us today (think a bedroom... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Jeffrey R
This is an excellent book, filled with amazing historical information. I liked learning how the varied cultures lived within their own realms, and within the city as a whole. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Lorri M.
Jacob Riis's book How The Other Half Lives, written in 1890, remains an outstanding example of the importance of investigative journalism and the continued vitality of the Fourth... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Gordon Hastings
This edition is full of typos, many of which render entire sentences illogical. The whole thing is awkwardly formatted, as if the editor had no concept that the information was... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Evander