How Alain de Botton Can Change Your Life

Nov 12, 2009

Invited by the Hellenic American Union and Patakis Publishers, the renowned writer delivers a lecture for the first time in Athens, on the occasion of the publication of his new book, "The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work", in Greek...

Alain de Botton

Born in 1969 in Zurich Alain de Botton now lives in London. His books have been translated into more than 25 languages and have been bestsellers. Among his books are: Essays in Love (1993), How Proust Can Change Your Life (1997), The Art of Travel (2001), Status Anxiety (2004) and The Architecture of Happiness (2006). His books discuss various subjects of philosophical interest with an emphasis on their relevance to everyday life. His writings have been considered an effort to make philosophy more comprehensible to the broad public. Haris Vlavianos, poet and director of the journal Poiitiki, presents the writer to the public.

Admission is free upon presentation of a seating ticket. Tickets are given out from 18:00 on the day of the lecture at Hotel Grande Bretagne.

 Hospitality sponsor: Hotel Grande Bretagne

Information

Artist Alain de Botton
Organizer Hellenic American Union, Patakis Publishers
Venue Hotel Grande Bretagne [Constitution (Syntagma) Square, Athens]
Start Date 12/11/2009
End Date 12/11/2009
Starting Time 20:00
Type Talk - Presentation
Participants Haris Vlavianos
Languages: EL, EN
Interpretation Provided: Yes
Registration Required: No
Reservation Required: No
Admission Fee Admission is free upon presentation of a seating ticket

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