Jessica Bruder - Is Nomadland Our Future?

Posted on Mon 24 May 2021

An online Q&A with journalist Jessica Bruder to discuss her book Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century, the inspiration for Oscar winning film Nomadland.

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