Alain de Botton

Alain de Botton
Vincent Starr

Alain de Botton is the bestselling author of How Proust Can Change Your Life, as well as numerous other works of fiction and essays. He is well-known for making complex philosophical and artistic subjects accessible for a wider audience. De Botton founded the School of Life, a series of lectures in London that aim to make academic learning applicable to real life. With the success of the school, this concept was adapted into The School of Life book series. De Botton lives and works in London.


Sign Up for
Author Updates

Macmillan Newsletter


Sign up to receive information about new books, author events, and special offers.

Sign up now

Author on the Web

 

Latest on Twitter


Vincent Starr
Alain de Botton

Back

books
by the author

How to Think More About Sex
The School of Life
Alain de Botton
Picador

We don’t think too much about sex; we’re merely thinking about it in the wrong way. So asserts Alain de Botton in this rigorous and supremely honest book...


Available In:

Book eBook
Kiss & Tell

Alain de Botton
Picador

Dr. Samuel Johnson observed that everyone's life is a subject worthy of the biographer's art. Accused by a former girlfriend of being unable to empathize, the...


Available In:

Book
The Romantic Movement

Alain de Botton
Picador

In The Romantic Movement, Alain de Botton explores the progress of a love affair from first meeting to breaking up, intercut with musings on the nature of art...


Available In:

Book
Back