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8 edition of How Proust Can Change Your Life found in the catalog.

How Proust Can Change Your Life

Not a Novel

  • 214 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by The Audio Partners .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Unabridged Audio - Literature Classics,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Audiobooks,
  • Audio Adult: Other,
  • Proust, Marcel,,
  • European - French,
  • Self-Help / Personal Growth / General,
  • Humor,
  • 1871-1922

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSamuel West (Reader)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8735964M
    ISBN 101572700971
    ISBN 109781572700970
    OCLC/WorldCa40896850

    About How Proust Can Change Your Life. Alain de Botton combines two unlikely genres–literary biography and self-help manual–in the hilarious and unexpectedly practical How Proust Can Change Your Life. Editions for How Proust Can Change Your Life: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in.

    How Proust Can Change Your Life: Reviews Julie K.L. Dam in Time, 2 June Alain de Botton’s delicious new book explains how in the search of a lost time can change our lives Even the most diligent of readers may be excused for falling short of conquering the Mount Everest of 20th century literature, Marcel Proust’s A la Recherche du Temps Read more. As well as being criticism, biography, literary history and a reader's guide to Proust's masterpiece, How Proust Can Change Your Life is a self-help book in the deepest sense of the term." -- The New York Times "Curious, humorous, didactic and dazzling It contains more human interest and play of fancy than most fiction."/5().

    How Proust Can Change Your Life (Coming Soon). About Alain de Botton Alain de Botton is the author of eight bestselling books including The Consolations of Philosophy, The Art . De Botton says you can, whether "How to Love Life Today" or "How to Suffer Successfully." De Botton has self-consciously mixed genres in his fiction, e.g., biography and the novel in Kiss and Tell (), which hinted at his Proust worship.


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