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Alain de Botton is a Swiss-born British writer, philosopher, and public intellectual. He is the author of over 20 books, including Essays in Love, How Proust Can Change Your Life, and The Architecture of Happiness. His work has been translated into 30 languages and has sold over 10 million copies worldwide.

De Botton was born in Zurich, Switzerland, in 1969. He studied philosophy at King's College London and then worked as a management consultant. In 1993, he published his first book, Essays in Love, which was a critical and commercial success.

De Botton's work is known for its accessible and engaging style. He tackles complex philosophical ideas and concepts in a way that is both thought-provoking and entertaining. His books have been praised for their insights into love, relationships, work, and the meaning of life.

De Botton is also the founder of The School of Life, a non-profit organization that offers courses and workshops on a variety of topics, including philosophy, psychology, and the arts.

Booksellers are the most valuable destination for the lonely, given the numbers of books written because authors couldn't find anyone to talk to.

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Intimacy is the capacity to be rather weird with someone - and finding that that's ok with them.

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The difference between hope and despair is a different way of telling stories from the same facts.

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One rarely falls in love without being as much attracted to what is interestingly wrong with someone as what is objectively healthy.

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Most of what makes a book 'good' is that we are reading it at the right moment for us.

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There is no such thing as work-life balance. Everything worth fighting for unbalances your life.

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