Further Reading

Below is a running list of resources that I’ve found interesting or helpful as I pursue otium.


No Time to Spare, Ursula K. Le Guin (particularly the essay “In Your Spare Time”)

A Field Guide to Getting Lost, Rebecca Solnit

How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy, Jenny Odell

Articles and Essays

Seneca: Slowing Down Time,” Steven Gambardella

Spoken Words

“This is Water” (2005 Kenyon College Commencement Address), David Foster Wallace (text | audio)