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"De Botton's most imaginative work yet"
— The Spectator.
"Funny, charming and slender enough to pack in your carry-on."
— Daily Mail
"His observations on airport life are wry and thought-provoking . . . excellent."
"Shrewd, perceptive and gently ironic . . . At de Botton's T5, banality and sublimity circle in a perpetual holding pattern."
ALAIN DE BOTTON has published seven previous non-fiction books: The Architecture of Happiness, Essays in Love, The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work, Status Anxiety, The Art of Travel, How Proust Can Change Your Life, and The Consolations of Philosophy, three of which were made into TV documentaries. He has also published two novels: The Romantic Movement and Kiss and Tell. In 2004, Status Anxiety was awarded the prize for the Economics Book of the Year by the Financial Times, Germany. Cambridge-educated, de Botton is a frequent contributor to numerous newspapers, journals, and magazines. His work is published in twenty-five countries.See all Product Description