Author Alain de Botton will be appearing at Chiswick Library on 9th May. He will reading from his work and answering questions from the audience

Alain de Botton has written six books. Having published four novels, his fifth book (and first non-fiction title), How Proust Can Change Your Life (1997) was a bestseller in the UK and US. This was followed by The Consolations of Philosophy, which earned him a reputation as a "philosophical agony uncle". He made a television documentary for Channel 4 to accompany the book. De Botton's new work, an essay on travel called The Art of Travel, will be published in May.

The talk is part of an annual series that has been running for twelve years. Later in the present series writers such as Ann Widdecombe, MP will be visiting Chiswick.



The event begins at 7.30 pm. Tickets are £3.50/£2.50 concessions (this includes refreshments) and are available from: Chiswick Library 020 8994 1008

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