Book jacket image for Hanging Out by Sheila Liming

Melville House

9781685890056

STARRED REVIEW

Hanging Out

Sheila Liming’s Hanging Out reveals how the joyous act of socializing is inherently subversive.

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Review of ‘Hanging Out’

Sheila Liming’s Hanging Out: The Radical Power of Killing Time is a thoughtful manifesto on the inherently subversive and joyous act of socializing. In seven chapters about different types of hanging out (“Dinner Parties as Hanging Out,” “Hanging Out on the Job,” etc.), Liming explores the fading art of leisure and its cultural roots.

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