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Need relationship advice this Valentine's day? No problem. Read on for our picks of the wisdom Alain de Botton has dispensed to lovestruck readers of his Five Dials agony column.
Struggling to find a Valentine's card that captures your true feelings? Try Alain de Botton's more realistic approach by giving this candid download-and-print card to that special someone.
The author of The Course of Love explores how our attitudes to love are shaped by romantic, yet unrealistic, novels.
The best-selling philosopher decided to interview himself rather than answer the questions sent to him. Here's what he said...
Alain de Botton 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, The Course of Love and The School of Life 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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