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by Alain de Botton
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Written and presented by Alain de Botton, this series is an entertaining, practical and psychobabble-free self-help course for the philosophically minded.

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by Alain de Botton
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The founder of The School of Life, Alain de Botton examines the purpose of art. We often hear that art is meant to be very important; but we're seldom told exactly why.

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by Alain de Botton
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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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by Alain de Botton
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What if the first question we asked on a date were, "How are you crazy? I'm crazy like this"? Philosopher and writer Alain de Botton's essay "Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person" was one of the most-read articles in The New York Times in recent years.

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by Alain de Botton
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Alain de Botton examines our ideas of success and failure -- and questions the assumptions underlying these two judgments.

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by Alain de Botton
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Few activities seem to promise us as much happiness as going travelling: taking off for somewhere else, somewhere far from home, a place with more interesting weather, customs, and landscapes....

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by Alain de Botton
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Alain de Botton asks: what is it that we're really looking for when we watch or read the news - and is it doing us any good?

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by Alain de Botton
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This is a book about an almost universal anxiety that rarely gets mentioned directly: an anxiety about what others think of us, about whether we’re judged a success or a failure, a winner or a loser.

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by Alain de Botton
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"With originality, verve, and wit" (San Francisco Chronicle), Alain de Botton's internationally bestselling nonfiction books examine love, work, friendship, travel, and the other fundamentals of everyday life.

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by Alain de Botton
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The news is everywhere. We can't stop constantly checking it on our computer screens, but what is this doing to our minds?

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