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Status Anxiety
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Status Anxiety

Alain de Botton

Looking at history, philosophy, economics, art and politics, this book reveals the many ingenious ways that great minds have overcome their worries.

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The School of Life: An Emotional Education
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The School of Life: An Emotional Education

Alain de Botton, The School of Life (PUK Rights)

How to live wisely and well in the twenty-first century--an introduction to the modern art of emotional intelligence.

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How Proust Can Change Your Life
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How Proust Can Change Your Life

Alain de Botton

A fascinating and illuminating look at Proust's most famous works by renowned philosopher Alain de Botton.

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The School of Life: An Emotional Education
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The School of Life: An Emotional Education

Alain de Botton, The School of Life (PUK Rights)

How to live wisely and well in the twenty-first century--an introduction to the modern art of emotional intelligence.

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The News: A User's Manual
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The News: A User’s Manual

Alain de Botton

With an exploration of our obsession with media, this book examines a number of archetypal news stories - a plane crash, a murder, a political scandal, a celebrity interview - from a perspective to ask intriguing questions: why do...

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Religion for Atheists: A non-believer's guide to the uses of religion
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Religion for Atheists: A non-believer’s guide to the uses of religion

Alain de Botton

All of us, whether religious, agnostic or atheist, are searching for meaning. In this book, a non-believer both rejects the supernatural claims of the major religions and points out just how many good ideas they sometimes have...

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 Special priceHow Proust Can Change Your Life
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How Proust Can Change Your Life

Alain de Botton

'Dazzling' John Updike

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The Consolations of Philosophy
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The Consolations of Philosophy

Alain de Botton

Sets six of the finest minds in the history of philosophy to work on the problems of everyday life. Here then are Socrates, Epicurus, Seneca, Montaigne, Schopenhauer and Nietzsche on some of the things that bother us all: lack of...

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The Consolations of Philosophy
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The Consolations of Philosophy

Alain de Botton

Sets six of the finest minds in the history of philosophy to work on the problems of everyday life. Here then are Socrates, Epicurus, Seneca, Montaigne, Schopenhauer and Nietzsche on some of the things that bother us all: lack of...

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The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work
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The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work

Alain de Botton

Why do so many of us love or hate our work? How has it come to dominate our lives? And what should we do about it? What should I do with my life? What will I have achieved when I retire? This book explains why it is we do what we...

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The Art of Travel
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The Art of Travel

Alain de Botton

Provides an insight into everything from holiday romance to hotel mini-bars, airports to sight-seeing. This book suggests how we might be happier on our journeys.

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The Architecture of Happiness
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The Architecture of Happiness

Alain de Botton

What makes a house truly beautiful? Why are many new houses so ugly? Why do we argue so bitterly about sofas and pictures - and can differences of taste ever be satisfactorily resolved? This book explores one of our most intense...

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The Course of Love
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The Course of Love

Alain de Botton

Rabih and Kirsten find each other, fall in love, get married. Society tells us this is the end of the story. In fact, it is only the beginning. From the first thrill of lust, to the joys and fears of real commitment, to the deep...

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Art as Therapy
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Art as Therapy

Alain de Botton, Dr. John Armstrong

Two authorities on popular culture reveal the ways in which art can enhance mood and enrich lives - now available in paperback

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Essays In Love
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Essays In Love

Alain de Botton, Sheila Heti

With an introduction by Sheila Heti. A unique love story and a classic work of philosophy, rooted in the mysterious workings of the human heart and mind.

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The Home Stage
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The Home Stage

Jessica Todd Harper, Alain de Botton

Jessica Todd Harper's latest collection of images is aptly called The HomeStage, a double entendre that alludes to both the home bound lifestyleof families with small children as well as the idea that home is thestage on which...

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A Week at the Airport: A Heathrow Diary
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A Week at the Airport: A Heathrow Diary

Alain de Botton

Takes readers on a journey through the days and nights of the UK's largest airport.

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How Proust Can Change Your Life
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How Proust Can Change Your Life

Alain de Botton, Nicholas Bell, Prithvi Varatharajan

Tells you everything you wanted to know about Proust. Taking as its starting point the life of the celebrated French writer and eccentric, this book shows how your life can be improved via his work. This reading includes a...

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The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work
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The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work

Alain de Botton, Humphrey Bower, Chris Chapple

Why do so many of us love or hate our work? How has it come to dominate our lives? And what should we do about it? What should I do with my life? What will I have achieved when I retire? This book explains why it is we do what we...

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Status Anxiety
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Status Anxiety

Alain de Botton, Nicholas Bell, Chris Chapple

There are few more powerful desires than the wish to be thought of as a success, worthy of dignity and respect. We long for status and dread its opposite. This title asks where our worries about questions of status come from and...

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Status Anxiety
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Status Anxiety

Alain de Botton, Nicholas Bell, Chris Chapple

There are few more powerful desires than the wish to be thought of as a success, worthy of dignity and respect. We long for status and dread its opposite. This title asks where our worries about questions of status come from and...

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The Art of Travel
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The Art of Travel

Alain de Botton, Nicholas Bell, Bolinda Studios

An inquiry into the human desire to travel and the ways in which the travel experience is affected by anticipation and memory presents a series of thought-provoking and humorous essays on airports, museums, landscapes, holiday...

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The Art of Travel
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The Art of Travel

Alain de Botton, Nicholas Bell, Bolinda Studios

An inquiry into the human desire to travel and the ways in which the travel experience is affected by anticipation and memory presents a series of thought-provoking and humorous essays on airports, museums, landscapes, holiday...

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The Architecture of Happiness
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The Architecture of Happiness

Alain de Botton, Nicholas Bell, Chris Chapple

This dazzling journey through the philosophy and psychology of architecture explores the indelible connection between our identities and our locations. Alain de Botton argues that our environment heavily influences who we can be.

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The Romantic Movement: Sex, Shoppping, and the Novel
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The Romantic Movement: Sex, Shoppping, and the Novel

Alain de Botton, Nicholas Bell, Chris Chapple

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Kiss and Tell
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Kiss and Tell

Alain de Botton, Nicholas Bell, Chris Chapple

Presents a challenge to biographical norms by setting out to chart the life of someone unknown, intimate with their biographer, and still alive. The subject of the book is Isabel Rogers, a 25-year-old Londoner, and her...

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The Consolations of Philosophy
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The Consolations of Philosophy

Alain de Botton, Nicholas Bell, Chris Chapple

Sets six of the finest minds in the history of philosophy to work on the problems of everyday life. Here then are Socrates, Epicurus, Seneca, Montaigne, Schopenhauer and Nietzsche on some of the things that bother us all: lack of...

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A Week at the Airport: A Heathrow Diary
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A Week at the Airport: A Heathrow Diary

Alain de Botton, Nicholas Bell, Chris Chapple

Takes readers on a journey through the days and nights of the UK's largest airport.

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The Consolations of Philosophy
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The Consolations of Philosophy

Alain de Botton, Nicholas Bell, Chris Chapple

Sets six of the finest minds in the history of philosophy to work on the problems of everyday life. Here then are Socrates, Epicurus, Seneca, Montaigne, Schopenhauer and Nietzsche on some of the things that bother us all: lack of...

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On Seeing and Noticing
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On Seeing and Noticing

Alain de Botton, Nicholas Bell, Chris Chapple

In On Seeing and Noticing, Alain de Botton takes everyday concerns such as expressing sadness or being romantic and dispenses advice and observations based on the works of some of history's greatest writers, artists and thinkers.

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Kiss and Tell
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Kiss and Tell

Alain de Botton, Nicholas Bell, Chris Chapple

Presents a challenge to biographical norms by setting out to chart the life of someone unknown, intimate with their biographer, and still alive. The subject of the book is Isabel Rogers, a 25-year-old Londoner, and her...

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The Architecture of Happiness
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The Architecture of Happiness

Alain de Botton, Nicholas Bell, Chris Chapple

This dazzling journey through the philosophy and psychology of architecture explores the indelible connection between our identities and our locations. Alain de Botton argues that our environment heavily influences who we can be.

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The Romantic Movement: Sex, Shoppping, and the Novel
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The Romantic Movement: Sex, Shoppping, and the Novel

Alain de Botton, Nicholas Bell, Chris Chapple

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A Week at the Airport: A Heathrow Diary
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A Week at the Airport: A Heathrow Diary

Alain de Botton, Nicholas Bell, Chris Chapple

Takes readers on a journey through the days and nights of the UK's largest airport.

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The News
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The News

Alain de Botton, Nicholas Bell, Chris Chapple

Explores our relationship with 'the news' in this book full of his trademark wit and wisdom. This book offers the precautions we should take before venturing anywhere near the news and the 'noise' it generates.

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The News
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The News

Alain de Botton, Nicholas Bell, Chris Chapple

Explores our relationship with 'the news' in this book full of his trademark wit and wisdom. This book offers the precautions we should take before venturing anywhere near the news and the 'noise' it generates.

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On Seeing and Noticing
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On Seeing and Noticing

Alain de Botton, Nicholas Bell, Chris Chapple

In On Seeing and Noticing, Alain de Botton takes everyday concerns such as expressing sadness or being romantic and dispenses advice and observations based on the works of some of history's greatest writers, artists and thinkers.

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The News: A User's Manual
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The News: A User’s Manual

Alain De Botton

Explores our relationship with 'the news'. Mixing current affairs with philosophical reflections, this title offers a guide to the precautions we should take before venturing anywhere near the news and the 'noise' it generates.

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The Consolations of Philosophy
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The Consolations of Philosophy

Alain de Botton

Wisdom from some of the greatest thinkers in history is shared in this book that provides advice on day-to-day struggles, such as a broken heart or cash flow problems. Illustrations.

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The Art of Travel
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The Art of Travel

Alain de Botton

An inquiry into the human desire to travel and the ways in which the travel experience is affected by anticipation and memory presents a series of thought-provoking and humorous essays on airports, museums, landscapes, holiday...

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Religion for Atheists: A Non-Believer's Guide to the Uses of Religion
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Religion for Atheists: A Non-Believer’s Guide to the Uses of Religion

Alain De Botton

De Botton's bold and provocative book argues that readers can benefit from the wisdom and power of religion--without having to believe in any of it. He suggests that rather than mocking religion, agnostics and atheists should...

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The Course of Love
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The Course of Love

Alain De Botton

How does love survive and thrive in the long term? In Edinburgh, Rabih and Kirsten, fall in love, get married, have children. But this is their story after the first flush of infatuation. As Rabih and Kirsten reform their ideals...

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The Course of Love
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The Course of Love

Alain De Botton

How does love survive and thrive in the long term? In Edinburgh, Rabih and Kirsten, fall in love, get married, have children. But this is their story after the first flush of infatuation. As Rabih and Kirsten reform their ideals...

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The Romantic Movement: Sex, Shopping, and the Novel
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The Romantic Movement: Sex, Shopping, and the Novel

Alain de Botton

In this witty, innovative novel of a modern relationship, de Botton explores the progress of a love affair from first meeting to breaking up, intercut with musings on the nature of art and love. A cross between Milan Kundera and...

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The News: A User's Manual
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The News: A User’s Manual

Alain de Botton

Looks at the manic and peculiar positions that 'the news' occupies in our lives. Mixing current affairs with philosophical reflections, this title offers an illustrated guide to the precautions we should take before venturing...

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The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work: Library Edition
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The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work: Library Edition

Alain De Botton, David Colacci

Why do so many of us love or hate our work? How has it come to dominate our lives? And what should we do about it? What should I do with my life? What will I have achieved when I retire? This book explains why it is we do what we...

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How Proust Can Change Your Life: Library Edition
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How Proust Can Change Your Life: Library Edition

Alain De Botton, Nicholas Bell

'Dazzling' John Updike

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How Proust Can Change Your Life
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How Proust Can Change Your Life

Alain De Botton, Nicholas Bell

`Dazzling' John Updike

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