The News: A User's Manual

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Product Details

Price
$15.95  $14.67
Publisher
Vintage
Publish Date
Pages
272
Dimensions
5.1 X 0.6 X 7.9 inches | 0.6 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780307476838
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About the Author

Alain de Botton is the author of nonfiction works on subjects ranging from love and travel to architecture and philosophy. His best-selling books include How Proust Can Change Your Life, The Art of Travel and The Architecture of Happiness. He lives in London, where he founded The School of Life (www.theschooloflife.com) and Living Architecture (www.living-architecture.co.uk).

Reviews

"A thought-provoking look at the impact of news on culture and individuals." --Booklist

"De Botton's utopian project . . . is to challenge our pessimistic assumptions about what news is and imagine how it could be." --The Guardian

"Elegantly argued. . . . Moves briskly across the vast landscape of contemporary news." --San Francisco Chronicle

"Broaches the problems of twenty-first century media outlets with de Botton's signature flourish." --The New Republic