Alain de Botton Biography
Birthday: December 20, 1969 (Sagittarius)
Born In: Zürich, Switzerland
Alain de Botton is the ingenious English/Swiss author who has written a number of publications on a wide array of themes, ranging from contemporary to romance and philosophy. With his pragmatic approach to life and his philosophical ideals, he has penned over 30 best-selling books and is also the founder of ‘The School of Life’, an educational/philosophical institution in London. His works have time and again emphasized the philosophical relevance per diem, which is clearly reflected in his publications including, ‘Essays in Love’, ‘How Proust Can Change Your Life’, ‘Status Anxiety’ and ‘The Architecture of Happiness’. Many of these works have also been adapted for television. In his younger days, he often contributed articles to numerous newspapers, magazines and journals. Considered Britain’s ‘modern Wordsworth’, he is at present, a panel member of the ‘Arts Council of England’s Literature’ and is also co-managing a production house, ‘Seneca Productions’. Apart from his creative pursuits, he established the architectural organization, ‘Living Architecture’, which is now a major home rental firm in the UK. He currently lives in his apartment in London and is known to many, as a man with multitudinous shades like modesty, cageyness and tinges of arrogance. If you would like to learn more about this compelling personality, scroll further.