An Idler’s Manual


My new book, An Idler’s Manual, is a short, handy guide to the idle life, comprising 24 chapters on various ways to do nothing. It features charming illustrations by Alice Smith.

The book is out on 8 November 2021 but Idler readers can save money by ordering copies direct from us now, post free in UK.

One copy for £8.95; two for £15.95 and three for £21.95.



OR CALL +44 1442 820580, Monday to Friday, 9 to 5.

Jane or Nina will be happy to take your order.

Live well,

Tom Hodgkinson

An Idler’s Manual is the wittily distilled, richly presented, wisdom of years. Tom’s thoughts on, and experiments in, idling will make you laugh and could transform our lives, Mark Vernon