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The News: A User's Manual
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|February 11, 2014

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From the author of The Architecture of Happiness , a thought-provoking look at the manic and peculiar position that news has achieved in our lives. What does the news do to our brains, our souls and our views of one another? We spend an inordinate amount of time…
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From the author of The Architecture of Happiness , a thought-provoking look at the manic and peculiar position that news has achieved in our lives.      What does the news do to our brains, our souls and our views of one another?…
A Week At The Airport: A Heathrow Diary
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|September 21, 2010

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The bestselling author of The Architecture of Happiness and The Art of Travel spends a week at an airport in a wittily intriguing meditation on the "non-place" that he believes is the centre of our civilization. In the summer of 2009, Alain de Botton was invited…
Why You Will Marry The Wrong Person: A Pessimist's Guide To Marriage, Offering Insight, Practical…

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A pessimist's guide to marriage, offering insight, practical advice, and consolation. Anyone we might marry could, of course, be a little bit wrong for us. We know that perfection is not on the cards. Nevertheless, errors of deep-seated incompatibility in…
The Course Of Love: A Novel
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|May 28, 2019

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“ The Course of Love is a return to the form that made Mr. de Botton’s name in the mid-1990s….love is the subject best suited to his obsessive aphorizing, and in this novel he again shows off his ability to pin our hopes, methods and…
Religion For Atheists: A Non-believer's Guide To The Uses Of Religion
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|January 8, 2013

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From the author of The Architecture of Happiness , a bold argument on how we can still benefit, without believing, from the wisdom, the beauty, and the consolatory power that religion has to offer.      What if religions are neither all…
The Watchmaker's and Model Engineer's Lathe: A User's Manual

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Now in its sixth edition, this book is the definitive work on the small precision lathe in the context of both the past and present. The bulk of the original text has been retained and covers basic construction, selection, and care of and accessories for the…
Insomnia: A Guide To, And Consolation For, The Restless Early Hours
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|This title releases November 15, 2019

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Not being able to sleep is deeply frightening. We panic about our ability to cope with the demands of the next day; we panic that we are panicking; the possibility of sleep recedes ever further as the clock counts down to another exhausted, irritable dawn. Our…
Great Thinkers: Simple Tools From Sixty Great Thinkers To Improve Your Life Today.

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Simple tools from 60 great thinkers throughout history to improve your life today. Typically, great thinkers have been included in encyclopedic works on the basis of reputation and historic influence. The School of Life takes a different approach, focusing…
On Confidence: A Thought-provoking Essay That Teaches Us That Confidence Is Not Innate, But A Skill…

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A thought-provoking essay that teaches us that confidence is not a gift from the gods, but a skill that can be learned. We spend vast amounts of time acquiring confidence in narrow technical fields: quadratic equations or bioengineering; economics or pole…
A Job To Love: A Practical Guide To Finding Fulfilling Work By Better Understanding Yourself.

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A practical guide to finding fulfilling work by better understanding yourself. The idea that work might be fulfilling rather than just painfully necessary is a strikingly recent invention. Nowadays, in prosperous areas of the world, we don't only expect to…
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