de Botton, Alain

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DE BOTTON, Alain. Swiss, b. 1969. Genres: Sex. Career: Novelist and journalist. Worked as a television reviewer for New Statesman; Sunday Telegraph, journalist. Publications: Essays in Love, 1993, in US as On Love; The Romantic Movement: Sex, Shopping, and the Novel, 1994; Kiss & Tell, 1995; How Proust Can Change Your Life, 1997; The Consolations of Philosophy, 2000; The Art of Travel, 2002; Status Anxiety, 2004. Contributor of articles and book and television reviews to periodicals.

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