Skip to product information
1 of 1
Jenny Odell

How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy

How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy

ISBN: 9781612198552

Few copies left

Regular price Rs.1,920.00
Regular price Sale price Rs.1,920.00
Sale Sold out

In a world where addictive technology is designed to buy and sell our attention, and our value is determined by our 24/7 data productivity, it can seem impossible to escape. But in this inspiring field guide to dropping out of the attention economy, artist and critic Jenny Odell shows us how we can still win back our lives.
 
Odell sees our attention as the most precious and overdrawn resource we have. And we must actively and continuously choose how we use it. We might not spend it on things that capitalism has deemed important but once we can start paying a new kind of attention, she writes, we can undertake bolder forms of political action, reimagine humankinds role in the environment, and arrive at more meaningful understandings of happiness and progress.

Far from the simple anti-technology screed, or the back-to-nature meditation we read so often, How to do Nothing is an action plan for thinking outside of capitalist narratives of efficiency and techno-determinism. Provocative, timely, and utterly persuasive, this book will change how you see your place in our world.

View full details

Thank you BIBLIONEPAL

5

Their bookstore is an oasis of serenity, offering classics and rare gems that redefined my bookish journey. Just Loved it!

5

Discovered them at the start of their journey, perhaps after the lockdown. Easily found books and could even import if not available. Glad I chose

5

After my first purchase years ago, I've remained a loyal customer. They're the best in Nepal for books, and distance doesn't stop me from ordering from London.

5

This is my go-to place for all my 'quirky' reads. Never had any complaints about the books I've received from here. Also, they have the best collection of books ❤️

5

Their bookstore is an oasis of serenity, offering classics and rare gems that redefined my bookish journey. Just Loved it!

5

Discovered them at the start of their journey, perhaps after the lockdown. Easily found books and could even import if not available. Glad I chose

5

After my first purchase years ago, I've remained a loyal customer. They're the best in Nepal for books, and distance doesn't stop me from ordering from London.

5

This is my go-to place for all my 'quirky' reads. Never had any complaints about the books I've received from here. Also, they have the best collection of books ❤️

5

BIBLIONEPAL stands out for its diverse underrated book collection, prioritizing acclaimed gems, classics, and global reads, while showing genuine respect to Nepali readers

5

Love the genuine care and discounts at BIBLIONEPAL! Other stores can be stingy, but here, they treat customers like family

5

Discovered BIBLIONEPAL while in Nepal, and now I'm hooked! Recommended it to friends in the Netherlands, they love it too!

5

I found literary bliss at BIBLIONEPAL! Their collection includes very rare titles making it the perfect bookstore for avid readers.

5

BIBLIONEPAL stands out for its diverse underrated book collection, prioritizing acclaimed gems, classics, and global reads, while showing genuine respect to Nepali readers

5

Love the genuine care and discounts at BIBLIONEPAL! Other stores can be stingy, but here, they treat customers like family

5

Discovered BIBLIONEPAL while in Nepal, and now I'm hooked! Recommended it to friends in the Netherlands, they love it too!

5

I found literary bliss at BIBLIONEPAL! Their collection includes very rare titles making it the perfect bookstore for avid readers.