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Alain de Botton was born in Zurich, Switzerland in 1969 and now lives in London. He is a writer of essayistic books that have been described as a 'philosophy of everyday life.' He's written on love, travel, architecture and literature. His books have been bestsellers in 30 countries.

 

Alain also started and helps to run a school in London called The School of Life, dedicated to a new vision of education. 

Books by Alain De Botton

The Course Of Love
The Consolations of Philosophy: Popular Penguins
The Art Of Travel
The News
The Architecture Of Happiness
Religion For Atheists
The Pleasures And Sorrows Of Work
Status Anxiety
The Consolations Of Philosophy