The book will be, the publisher writes, "The selfie photography of Kim Kardashian, featuring many never-before-seen personal images from one of the most recognizable and iconic celebrities in the world."
The selfie, recently added to the dictionary, is a photo taken by oneself, often with a mobile phone/camera. Kardashian is a master of the form, posting nearly 2,000 photos and videos to her Instagram account, where she has more than 17 million followers.
Rizzoli continues, "Kim has become a true American icon. With her curvaceous style, successful reality TV show Keeping Up with the Kardashians, DASH clothing store, makeup and perfume lines, she has acquired a massive fan following in the multi-millions. Through social media (Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook), Kim connects with her fans on a daily basis, sharing details of her life with her selfie photography. Widely regarded as a trailblazer of the “selfie movement” — a modern-day self-portrait of the digital age — Kim has mastered the art of taking flattering and highly personal photos of oneself."
With so many Kardashian fans already keeping up with Kim online, will they be inclined to purchase a print edition of her digital photographs? Rizzoli thinks so.
"For the first time in print, this book presents some of Kim’s favorite selfies in one volume — from her favorite throwback images to current ultra-sexy glam shots — and provides readers with a behind-the-scenes look into this larger-than-life star," the publisher writes.
"Selfish" will be available from Rizzoli in April 2015.
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