alain de botton

Thanks for all the books: kismet book pairings

Sometimes, by chance, pure, wonderful chance, you end up reading two books at the same time that are so beautifully matched that it almost feels like fate. This week, such a pairing is what I’m thankful for. Currently, I am reading Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel and The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work by Alain de Botton, both of which present worlds so blessedly opposed that reading them together has totally enhanced my enjoyment of both. On one hand, in Station Eleven, I am []