“One of our favourite journals.” — The Paris Review
“Carving out a niche as a beautifully curated website with a solid editorial line.” — Vice Magazine
“One of my favorite sites on the web.” — Dan Cohen, Executive Director, Digital Public Library of America
“Oh Public Domain Review how I love thee.” — Nora McGregor, Digital Curator at the British Library
“Wonderful.” — Maria Popova, Editor of Brainpicker
The Public Domain Review is a web-based journal showcasing the most wonderful and unusual out-of-copyright works available online. Through its curated collections and articles by leading scholars, writers, and archivists it informs and entertains using the beauty and breadth of the public domain — celebrating and raising awareness about the value of our shared cultural commons at a time when it is increasingly under threat.
Highlights from include an article by Man Booker prize winner Julian Barnes and attention from the likes of the New York Times, Huffington Post, Vice magazine, the Guardian, and the Paris Review. More than 2.5 million people have visited the site since it launched and its audience continues to grow.