A behind-the-scenes look at what Public Books editors and staff have been reading this month.
What were the books of 2022 that dazzled, challenged, and inspired us?
“We bring our own creativity into what we see—the seams get filled in, smoothed over, by our looking.”
“I don’t believe there was any conspiracy inside government to kill people off,” a health official explains. “From what I saw there was no plan.”
Neoliberalism offers individuals an illusion of control over their lives. But what happens when uncertainty intrudes?
Each year around this time we send our readers into summer with a thoughtfully curated list of the titles appearing over the past 12 months that dazzled, moved, and challenged us most.
Margaret Thatcher made her notorious claim that there is “no such thing as society” in an interview with Women’s Own magazine published in ...