Thorndike Press

The News: A User's Manual

  • Alain de Botton
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  • ISBN-10: 1410470059
  • ISBN-13: 9781410470058
  • DDC: 302.23
  • Shipping Weight: .97 lbs ( .44 kgs)
  • 306 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released June 2014

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The news is everywhere. We can’t stop constantly checking it. But what is this doing to our minds? We are never really taught how to make sense of the torrent of news we face every day‚ writes Alain de Botton‚ and this has a huge impact on our sense of what matters and of how we should lead our lives. Here de Botton takes twenty-five archetypal news stories and submits them to intense analysis with a view to helping us navigate our news-soaked age.