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Pocket’s Best of 2022: Big Ideas

Thought-provoking essays that helped Pocket readers look at the world differently this year.

Pocket Collections

Read when you’ve got time to spare.

The death of critical reading, the enduring power of habit, and the contradictions of effective altruism.

The Disappearing Art Of Maintenance

Alex Vuocolo

The noble but undervalued craft of maintenance could help preserve modernity’s finest achievements, from public transit systems to power grids, and serve as a useful framework for addressing climate change and other pressing planetary constraints.

Pocket’s Top Articles of 2022


Explore the stories that defined the year, and the ones we’ll still be talking about in 2023. Plus, discover the best long reads, smart advice, and entertaining culture writing that Pocket readers loved this year.