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The Consolations of Philosophy

Alain De Botton - Philosophy - 2013 - 272 pages
" This wonderfully engaging book will, however, make us feel better in a good way, with equal measures of wit and wisdom.
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How Proust Can Change Your Life

Alain De Botton - Fiction - 2013 - 208 pages
Here is Proust as we have never seen or read him before: witty, intelligent, pragmatic. He might well change your life.
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The Architecture of Happiness

Alain De Botton - Architecture - 2008 - 288 pages
Alain de Botton starts from the idea that where we are heavily influences who we can be, and argues that it is architecture's task to stand as an eloquent reminder of our full potential. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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A Week at the Airport: A Heathrow Diary

Alain De Botton - Airports - 2009 - 107 pages
A Week at the Airport is sure to delight de Botton's large following, and anyone interested in the stories behind the way we live.
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The View from Castle Rock

Alice Munro - Fiction - 2006 - 349 pages
The View from Castle Rock reveals what is most essential in Munro’s art: her compassionate understanding of ordinary lives. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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The News: A User's Manual

Alain De Botton - Social Science - 2014 - 272 pages
In The News: A User’s Manual, de Botton has written the ultimate guide for our frenzied era, certain to bring calm, understanding and a measure of sanity to our daily (perhaps even hourly) interactions with the news machine. (With black ...
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