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Tom Hodgkinson
Writer and editor Tom Hodgkinson cofounded the Idler in 1993. He is the author of two books based on this attitude to life: How to Be Idle, published in 20 countries, and How to Be Free, which takes an anarchic approach to the everyday barriers that come between us and our dreams. He lives in... show more

Writer and editor Tom Hodgkinson cofounded the Idler in 1993. He is the author of two books based on this attitude to life: How to Be Idle, published in 20 countries, and How to Be Free, which takes an anarchic approach to the everyday barriers that come between us and our dreams. He lives in Devon, United Kingdom.The Idler team created the best-selling and widely imitated Crap Towns I and II.
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Silvie's bookshelf
Silvie's bookshelf rated it 2 years ago
How to be idle offered me a wide range of books for my to-read list. The book itself was a pleasant reading and made me think of Austin Kleon who is not and adept of the work-yourself-to-death idea.
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 5 years ago
This book made me think about life and how I'm living it (and for those who dislike it, at least read the last chapter, it has the most fuel for thought). Although I don't agree with him entirely I do think that we have become enslaved by the system and serve it rather than it serving us. Many of us...
The Meilairean Reviews
The Meilairean Reviews rated it 10 years ago
bagian-bagian awal cukup seru, tapi mulai ke tengah makin terasa dipaksakan ... dan aku berhenti membacanya di tengah. jujur kecewa!
Lavinia
Lavinia rated it 12 years ago
What I learned from this book:Sometimes it’s OK to idle in bed a few more minutes, and yes, there’s no use in running after the bus. There will be another one.***uneori e ok sa lenevesti in pat citeva minute. cartea asta m-a invatat sa nu fug dupa autobus. intotdeauna vine altul dupa citeva minute.
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