Alain de Botton, FRSL is a Swiss-born British author and vlogger. His books and talks discuss various contemporary subjects and themes, emphasizing philosophy’s relevance to everyday life. He is the founder and chairman of The School of Life. His books include Religion for Atheists, How Proust Can Change Your Life, and the novel The Course of Love.
Here is an interview he had with Krista Tippett, Peabody Award-winning broadcaster and New York Times best-selling author. She created the show On Being, a Peabody Award-winning public radio conversation and podcast, a Webby Award-winning website and online exploration, a publisher and public event convener.