Books By The School Of Life Alain De Botton

On Confidence

A thought-provoking essay that teaches us that confidence is not a gift from the gods, but a skill that can be...

Who Am I?: Psychological Exercises to Develop Self-understanding

A guided journal for self-knowledge with which we can study the most elusive and interesting parts of our complex inner selves....

The Emotionally Intelligent Office: 20 Key Emotional Skills for the Workplace

An exploration of what lies behind our problematic behavioral patterns in the workplace and how we can overcome them. Stress and...

Things Never to Tell Children

A darkly comic look at one bunny’s journey from innocence to experience. This is a book that should never fall into...

The School of Life Dictionary

The School of Life’s dictionary of emotional intelligence, offering the vocabulary required to understand ourselves, others and the world around us....

Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person: A pessimist’s guide to marriage, offering insight, practical advice, and consolation. (Essay Books)

A pessimist’s guide to marriage, offering insight, practical advice, and consolation. Anyone we might marry could, of course, be a little...

How to Get Married

A bold rethinking of the wedding ceremony―and what comes before and after―designed to prepare us for modern marriage. Many of us...

On Confidence

A thought-provoking essay that teaches us that confidence is not a gift from the gods, but a skill that can be...

How to Find Love (Essay Books)

A guide to making wiser, more informed choices in love, drawing on in-depth analysis to explain our instinct for romantic self-sabotage....

The Sorrows of Love (Essay Books)

A thoughtful and consoling perspective on the true and sometimes dark nature of love, leading to better understanding and ultimately acceptance....

Relationships (The School of Life Library)

A fresh approach to matters of the heart, teaching us that success in love need never again be just a matter...

Small Pleasures (The School of Life Library)

"... A book reminding us of all the small moments we overlook when they happen."―Emma Gannon, Ctr Alt Delete podcast So...

On Confidence

A thought-provoking essay that teaches us that confidence is not a gift from the gods, but a skill that can be...

Calm (The School of Life Library)

A guide to developing the art of finding serenity, not through meditation, but through understanding the sources of our anxiety and...

The Joys and Sorrows of Parenting: 26 Essays to Reassure and Console

A playful gift book that explores the highs and lows of parenting in a series of compassionate, authentic and sometimes humorous...

Great Thinkers: Simple tools from sixty great thinkers to improve your life today. (The School of Life Library)

Simple tools from 60 great thinkers throughout history to improve your life today. Typically, great thinkers have been included in encyclopedic...

A Job to Love: A practical guide to finding fulfilling work by better understanding yourself. (The School of Life Library)

A practical guide to finding fulfilling work by better understanding yourself. The idea that work might be fulfilling rather than just...