What’s in your bag, Alain de Botton?

  • PHOTOS DIRK BRUNIECKI

The Swiss author, 47, has published popular science books, such as The Art of Travel and Religion for Atheists, which convey philosophical ideas in a way that is easy to understand. In 2008, he founded the School of Life in London, where he teaches philosophy. Lufthansa Magazin peeked into de Botton’s bag at Munich Airport.

Alain de Botton at Munich Airport
© Dirk Bruniecki

 

Alain de Bottons Booklist

 

 The Wisdom of Life – Arthur Schopenhauer

Human, All Too Human – Friedrich Nietzsche

The Sorrows of Young Werther – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

For more about Alain de Botton, visit alaindebotton.com