A complex, smart and ambitious book that at first reads like a self-help manual, then blossoms into a wide-ranging political manifesto. – Jonah Engel Bromwich, The New York Times Book Review
One of Barack Obama's Favorite Books of 2019
When the technologies we use every day collapse our experiences into 24/7 availability, platforms for personal branding, and products to be monetized, nothing can be quite so radical as… doing nothing.
Here, Jenny Odell sends up a flare from the heart of Silicon Valley, delivering an action plan to resist capitalist narratives of productivity and techno-determinism, and to become more meaningfully connected in the process.