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definitely life changing.. very deep and thoughtful. I am inspired to read proust now. something prior to this I never would have done. I'm very keen on books now.Published 25 days ago by Emily stiles
Entertaining but not up to the standard of "Essays in Love". Does make me want to read Proust some more, though!Published 27 days ago by Bruce E Johnston
I read it for de Botton's thoughts and almost thrilling insights rather than for a love of Proust. A wonderful book.Published 2 months ago by Arthur Thorp
I read this at a beach house surrounded by friends and it was hard to put down. If you're not much into self-help books but like thinking about the study of happiness or... Read morePublished 2 months ago by K. Long
Reading this book is essential to anyone wishing
To have an early understanding of Proust. I
Recommend reading De Boultons book before
And after Swann's way. Read more
Loved the wisdom, irony and discussion.
A worthwhile look at art and a philosopher - artist with some pearls of wisdom we could all use.
I give de Boton credit for for being so much a genius and talented as a writer but his writing style is enormously disorienting for me and I can't keep up with him. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Ibrahim