Jessica Bruder is an award-winning journalist whose work focuses on subcultures and the dark corners of the economy. She has written for Harper's Magazine, the New York Times, and the Washington Post. Bruder teaches at the Columbia School of Journalism.
"Stirring reportage." -- O Magazine
"A remarkable book of immersive reporting... Bruder is an acute and compassionate observer." -- Margaret Talbot - The New Yorker
" Bruder is a poised and graceful writer." -- Parul Sehgal - The New York Times
"[A] devastating, revelatory book." -- Timothy R. Smith - The Washington Post
"Stunning and beautifully written... brilliant and haunting..." -- Arlie Russell Hochschild - The New York Times Book Review
"A first-rate piece of immersive journalism." -- San Francisco Chronicle
"At once wonderfully humane and deeply troubling, the book offers an eye-opening tour of the increasingly unequal, unstable, and insecure future our country is racing toward." -- Astra Taylor - The Nation