Keyword of the Week: Revolution

This week Americans celebrated Independence Day. But freedom comes in many forms, and is won in many fashions. So we looked back to our coverage of revolutions, filling our Public Bookshelf with ...

Keyword of the Week: Pride

In tough times, LGBT Pride Month never fails to brighten our hearts. So we looked back to our coverage of pride, filling our Public Bookshelf with articles on a queered Choose-Your-Own ...

Keyword of the Week: NASA

Now that the White House wants to sell the International Space Station to private companies, we asked ourselves just how important outer space and public infrastructure really are. So we looked back ...

Public Picks 2018

Each year around this time we send our readers into summer with a thoughtfully curated list of the titles that dazzled, challenged, and inspired us most over the past 12 months. For this, the sixth ...

On Our Nightstands: June 2017

At Public Books, our editorial staff and contributors are hard at work to provide readers with thought-provoking articles. But when the workday is done, what is actually on our nightstands? Here ...

Public Picks 2017

Each year around this time we try to send our readers into summer with a thoughtfully curated list of the books that wowed, charmed, and provoked us most over the past 12 months. For this, the fifth ...