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The News: A User's Manual - signed first edition
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The author's signature is on specially designed 'The News bookplates affixed to the title page.

Alain de Botton explores our relationship with 'the news' in this book full of his trademark wit and wisdom. Following on from his bestselling Religion for Atheists, Alain de Botton turns now to look at the manic and peculiar positions that 'the news' occupies in our lives. We invest it with an authority and importance which used to be the preserve of religion - but what does it do for us?

Mixing current affairs with philosophical reflections, de Botton offers a brilliant illustrated guide to the precautions we should take before venturing anywhere near the news and the 'noise' it generates. Witty and global in reach, The News will ensure you'll never look at reports of a celebrity story or political scandal in quite the same way again.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social Sciences >> Philosophy Theory >> Popular philosophy Publisher: Hamish Hamilton Publication Date: 06/02/2014 ISBN-13: XSIGNF1255  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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