Jessica Bruder is the author of Nomadland, which was named a New York Times Notable Book and Editors' Choice and a finalist for the J. Anthony Lukas Prize and the Helen Bernstein Book Award. She writes for WIRED, New York Magazine, Harper's Magazine, the New York Times, and the Guardian, among other publications.
One day in the spring of 2013, a box appeared outside a fourth-floor apartment door in Brooklyn, New York. The recipient, who didn't know the sender, only knew she was supposed to bring this box to a friend, who would ferry it to another friend. This was ...[SEE MORE]