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Alain de Botton makes a plausible and amusing case for why we need to turn to art when we feel overwhelmed by life's problems.
Alain de Botton is a Swiss writer living in London. His books on the 'philosophy of everyday life' have been bestsellers in 30 countries.
Alain is the founder of The School of Life which is dedicated to a new vision of education grounded in developing emotional intelligence.