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Alain de Botton - The Art of Travel

Alain de Botton - The Art of Travel

An insight of the philosophy of travel and world discovery. 'The Art of Travel' looks into the philosophical impulses behind travelling and in doing so offers a profound and often witty view of some of the deeper issues underlying travel and our desire for it. Alain de Botton says the inspiration from this book came from his interest in the meaning of life and how to be happy.

With his second book, 'How Proust Can Change Your Life' (1997), British author Alain de Botton helped thousand of readers discover and enjoy a writer who seemed until now extremely difficult.