In Yoga for People Who Can't Be Bothered to Do It (Pantheon) wild and beautiful writer Geoff Dyer goes to Rome where he "basically did nothing all day." His traveling trajectory is well described by his coinage -- energetic torpor. He caroms about the globe, experiencing panic, taking drugs, gaining and losing consciousness and, always, writing wonderfully.
- Read an excerpt from Yoga for People Who Can't Be Bothered to Do It.
Photo: Marzena Pogorzaly
Geoff Dyer, author