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The Art of the Wasted Day

The Art of the Wasted Day( )
Author: Hampl, Patricia
ISBN:978-0-698-40749-7
Publication Date:Apr 2018
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Viking
Book Format:Ebook
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"A sharp and unconventional book -- a swirl of memoir, travelogue and biography of some of history's champion day-dreamers." --Maureen Corrigan, "Fresh Air" A spirited inquiry into the lost value of leisure and daydream The Art of the Wasted Day is a picaresque travelogue of leisure written from a lifelong enchantment with solitude. Patricia Hampl visits the homes of historic exemplars of ease who made repose a goal, even an art form. She begins...
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