Doing Nothing: A History of Loafers, Loungers, Slackers, and Bums in America - Tom Lutz

Doing Nothing: A History of Loafers, Loungers, Slackers, and Bums in America

Tom Lutz

Book Summary

From the author of Crying, a witty, wide-ranging cultural history of our attitudes toward work--and getting out of itCouch potatoes, goof-offs, freeloaders, good-for-nothings, loafers, and loungers: ever since the Industrial Revolution, when the work ethic as we know it was formed, there has been a chorus of slackers ridiculing and lampooning the pretensions of hardwork

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