How to Do Nothing

Resisting the Attention Economy

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By Jenny Odell

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The eye-catching title "How to Do Nothing" may be a bit reductive, but the subtitle gets closer to the book's overall goal. Odell points to the ways that corporate interests monetize our attention and explores spaces, activities, and art that challenge this gospel of productivity. Far from promoting expensive beach vacations, Odell advocates periodic retreat to inspire and reorient future actions that are anything but selfish. This is the perfect COVID read as we all prepare for the long haul of quarantine and protests. Raise hell, rest, repeat!

Esmé, Firestorm Collective member

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256 pages
Melville House (12/29/20)
5.5 x 0.7 x 8.3 inches

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