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School of Life

Author: Alain De Botton and The School Of Life  

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The essential guide to surviving modern life - a crash course in emotional maturity from the bestselling author of The Consolations of Philosophy

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The essential guide to surviving modern life - a crash course in emotional maturity from the bestselling author of The Consolations of Philosophy

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Description

What does it mean to live wisely and well in the twenty-first century? And how should we go about doing it?

These are the most important questions to ask ourselves and the ones we most often avoid dealing with. This insightful, witty and generous book reveals one simple answer to the question of a good life- emotional intelligence.

Emotional intelligence will not make you into a perfect person. It will not save you from moments of self-doubt, frustration or lost temper. Instead it will allow you to understand that these moments are completely normal, completely human, and that there is no such thing as perfect. There is only good enough - and that really is good enough.

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Critic Reviews

“[Alain] de Botton's injunction to understand ourselves could not matter more.”

It is an amazing book. Beautifully written . . . a beautiful book that you should have in your home Chris Evans [Alain] de Botton's injunction to understand ourselves could not matter more. The Times

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About the Author

Alain de Botton, editor of The School of Life, 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 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.

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Product Details

Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Published
7th August 2020
Pages
320
ISBN
9780241985830
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