How to avoid work: a 1949 guide to doing what you love

How to Avoid Work: A 1949 Guide to Doing What You Love

Brilliant book, written by William J. Reilly in 1949 and brilliant article, written by Maria Popova on her blog, Brain Pickings

Here is what she has to say about it:

A short guide to finding your purpose and doing what you love. Despite the occasional vintage self-helpism of the tone, the book is remarkable for many reasons — written at the dawn of the American corporate era and the golden age of the housewife, it not only encouraged people of all ages to pursue their passions over conventional, safe occupations, but it also spoke to both men and women with equal regard.