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The Idler's Glossary

The Idler's Glossary - Joshua Glenn, Mark Kingwell, Seth The introduction (which takes up approximately a quarter of the book) makes for a fairly good 6000 word essay on the topic, going significantly further than (and taking issue with) Bertrand Russell's [b:In Praise of Idleness|135742|In Praise of Idleness And Other Essays|Bertrand Russell|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1172071900s/135742.jpg|1314555] by insisting on a distinction between slacking (which is simply the work of avoiding work) and idling (a primary state by itself, not defined solely as the negation of work). However, the main body of the book (the glossary) is rather dull and tedious. Stick instead to [b:How to Be Idle|623922|How to Be Idle|Tom Hodgkinson|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1349057095s/623922.jpg|1768914] (by Tom Hodgkinson, to whom this book is dedicated.)

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