Alain de Botton is the author of Essays in Love, The Romantic Movement, Kiss and Tell, How Proust Can Change Your Life, The Consolations of Philosophy, The Art of Travel, Status Anxiety, The Architecture of Happiness, The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work, A Week at the Airport, Religion for Atheists, The News: A User's Manual, and latest novel The Course of Love, among many others. Alain is a bestselling author in 30 countries. He lives in London, where he runs The School of Life and Living Architecture.
Having enlivened our understanding of literature (How Proust Can Change Your Life) and speculative thought (The Consolations of Philosophy), de Botton turns to travel and no doubt gives it an edgy twist. Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.