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Alain de Botton

Londoner Alain de Botton kicked off his writing career with three well-received novels, but he’s probably better known for his subsequent nonfiction–self-help for the intellectual crowd like How Proust Can Change Your Life, The Consolations of Philosophy, and The Art of Travel. The concept of his latest, Status Anxiety (Pantheon), isn’t foreign to modern American […]