Anonymous San Franciscans Collaborate To Author A Handwritten Book

Anonymous San Franciscans Collaborate To Author A Handwritten Book

The Book By Strangers has one hundred writers who contributed either a sentence or a page

Conner Dial, Fashion Editor
  • 16 december 2016

The Book By Strangers is an experiment in anonymous collaboration. Copywriter Hampus Elfström asked random San Franciscans to write a book—whether they contributed a sentence or a page—based on what the previous writer created. Morphing from a narrative about adventure-seeking squirrels to a freshly-budding romance in the Bay Area, it’s fascinating how different individuals interpreted the direction (some more seriously than others).

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