The Book of Idle Pleasures

The Book of Idle Pleasures

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The Art of Doing Nothing meets The Dangerous Book for Boys in this charming celebration of simple delights.

In The Book of Idle Pleasures , the United Kingdom's expert Idlers Tom Hodgkinson and Dan Kieran stand up for the simple pleasures in life . . . by lying down for a nap.

With its tongue firmly in its cheek, The Book of Idle Pleasures renounces our world of ever-growing consumer overload in favor of the timelessly true adage that the best things in life really are free.

Clever and sometimes all too true in its reflections on 100 simple pastimes--among them slouching, skipping stones, staring out the window, doodling, and, natch, taking a nap-- The Book of Idle Pleasures is a charming celebration of simple pleasures for the sake of pleasure itself, making it a soothing antidote for our nonstop culture and an ideal restorative against the costly confusion of our daily existence.
Publisher: Kansas City : Andrews McMeel, [2010]
Copyright Date: ©2010
ISBN: 9780740785085
0740785087
Characteristics: viii, 203 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Hodgkinson, Tom
Kieran, Dan
Wells, Ged

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