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Pleasures and Sorrows of Work

In The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work, Alain de Botton reveals why we need an art that can proclaim the intelligence, peculiarity, beauty and horror of the workplace and, not least, its extraordinary claim to be able to provide us, alongside love, with the principal source of life's meaning.

Producer
Gillian Dobias
Editor
Aleksander Solum
Photographer
Richard Baker

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