Essays in Love Author : Alain De Botton Publisher : Pan Macmillan Total Pages : 211 Release : 2006 ISBN 10 : 0330440780 ISBN 13 : 9780330440783 Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL GET BOOK Essays in Love Book Description: "Essays in Love will appeal to anyone who has ever been in a relationship or confused about love. The book charts the progress of a love affair from the first kiss to argument and reconciliation, from intimacy and tenderness to the onset of anxiety and heartbreak. The work's genius lies in the way it minutely analyses emotions we've all felt before but have perhaps never understood so well: it includes a chapter on the anxieties of when and how to say 'I love you' and another on the challenges of disagreeing with someone else's taste in shoes. While gripping the reader with the talent of a great novelist, de Botton brings a philosopher's sensibility to his analyses of the emotions of love, resulting in a genre-breaking book that is at once touching and thought-provoking."--Publisher's website.