In an age of obsessive productivity and stress, this illustrated ode to idleness invites readers to take a deep breath and explore the art of slowing down. Beloved author and illustrator Roman Muradov shares how doing nothing is essential to leading a productive, enjoyable, and creative life. He weaves together the words and stories of artists, writers, philosophers, and eccentrics who have pursued inspiration by doing less. And through these examples, he suggests simple ways for the reader to cultivate idleness in their own lives. Peppered with playful illustrations, this handsome volume offers a fresh perspective on creativity and a thought-provoking read.