The School of Life

The School of Life is dedicated to exploring life's big questions: How can we fulfill our potential? Can work be inspiring? Why does community matter? Can relationships last a lifetime? We don't have all the answers, but we will direct you toward a variety of useful ideas—from philosophy to literature, psychology to the visual arts—that are guaranteed to stimulate, provoke and console.

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How to Age
How to Age

The School of Life

Anne Karpf

Picador

Available 01/06/2015

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How to Think About Exercise
How to Think About Exercise

The School of Life

Damon Young

Picador

Available 01/06/2015

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How to Deal with Adversity
How to Deal with Adversity

The School of Life

Christopher Hamilton

Picador

AN INSPIRATIONAL, ENTERTAINING, AND INSTRUCTIVE GUIDE ON WHAT TO DO WHEN FACED WITH ADVERSITY AND HOW TO DERIVE MEANING FROM ITNo matter how insulated we are by wealth or friends, we can...

Available 09/02/2014

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How to Be Alone
How to Be Alone

The School of Life

Sara Maitland

Picador

IN THIS AGE OF CONSTANT CONNECTIVITY, LEARN HOW TO ENJOY SOLITUDE AND FIND HAPPINESS WITHOUT OTHERS.Our fast-paced society does not approve of solitude; being alone is antisocial and some...

Available 09/02/2014

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How to Change the World
How to Change the World

The School of Life

John-Paul Flintoff

Picador

We all want to live in a better world, but sometimes it feels like we lack the ability to make a difference. Author, broadcaster, and journalist John-Paul Flintoff offers a powerful reminder that...

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How to Find Fulfilling Work
How to Find Fulfilling Work

The School of Life

Roman Krznaric

Picador

A practical and inspirational guide to examining your career and deciding whether it truly makes you happy—this book will show you the steps it takes to find a job that truly makes you thrive....

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How to Stay Sane
How to Stay Sane

The School of Life

Philippa Perry

Picador

An Economist Best Book of the YearEveryone accepts the importance of physical health; isn’t it just as important to aim for the mental equivalent? Philippa Perry...

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How to Think More About Sex
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 designed...

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