HOW TO RETIRE AT 41: Or Dropping Out of the Rat Race Without Going Down the Drain
by L. RUST HILLS
247 pages. Doubleday. $6.95.
The dust jacket of this amiable manual for layabouts asks of the prospective reader, "Why should you let Rust Hills tell you how to run your life?" But anyone acquainted with Hills' previous book, How to Do Things Right: The Revelations of a Fussy Man, knows that the author, far from being interested in running the reader's life, refuses even to run his own. Instead he walks it, as if...