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Q&A with Alain de Botton

May 20th, 2009

Episode 99 of 613 episodes

From the art of travel to the architecture of happiness, author Alain de Botton's writings filter everyday life through a philosophical lens. Monocle Editor-in-Chief Tyler Brûlé met with Alain de Botton at his London home to talk about his latest book, The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work, a lucid and detailed exploration of the workplace- from office to factory, fishing boat to call centre.

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