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Alain de Botton reads from his new novel 'The Course of Love' Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Alain de Botton reads from his new novel 'The Course of Love'
Event typeAuthor Readings/Lectures
WhereCentral Library
Room LocationLevel 1 - Microsoft Auditorium
AudienceAdults
LanguageEnglish
Summary“The Course of Love” explores what happens after the birth of love, what it takes to maintain love, and what happens to our original ideals under the pressures of an average existence.
DescriptionThe novel follows Edinburgh couple Rabih and Kirsten through the complex and intricate course of a long-term relationship. Interwoven with their story and its challenges is an overlay of philosophy -- an annotation and a guide to what we are reading.

Alain de Botton is the internationally bestselling author of “On Love” and “How Proust Can Change Your Life.” His other works include "The Consolations of Philosophy," "The Art of Travel," and "The Course of Love." He lives in London where he founded The School of Life, an organization devoted to fostering emotional health and intelligence.
View in Catalog"The Course of Love" by Alain de Botton
NotesLibrary events and programs are free and open to the public. Tickets and reservations are not required.

Parking in the Central Library garage will be available for $6 after 5 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

This event is supported by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, author series sponsor Gary Kunis, and media sponsor The Seattle Times and presented in partnership with The Elliott Bay Book Co. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
Recorded for PodcastThis event will be recorded for future podcast.
Contact Info*Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian
Room CapacitySpace is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.
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