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The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work Audible Audiobook – Unabridged Alain de Botton (Author), Humphrey Bower (Narrator), Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd (Publisher) & 0 more 2.5 out of 5 stars 2 ratings The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work Why do so many of us love or hate our work? The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work Unlike most people's daily jobs, reading through The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work proved to be a consistently fun activity. The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work is an exploration of the joys and perils of the modern workplace, beautifully exploring what other people wake up to do each day—and night—to make our frenzied world function. This book review on Industries in “The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work” Book was written and submitted by your fellow student. The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work is an exploration of the joys and perils of the modern workplace, beautifully exploring what other people wake up to do each day—and night—to make our frenzied world function. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work is an exploration of the joys and perils of the modern workplace, beautifully exploring what other people wake up to do each day—and night—to make our frenzied world function. Format Paperback | 336 pages Dimensions 133 x 198 x 18mm | 514g Publication date 25 Mar 2010; Publisher Penguin Books Ltd; Publication City/Country London, United Kingdom; Language English; Illustrations … It’s a perfectly fine book, not a great book. de Botton's treatment of ten occupational sectors ranging from factory floor to rocket science is a poingant, thought-provoking, often funny and sometimes downright depressing glimpse into the lives of working people, what they do, how they see themselves, and most importantly, offering a way for readers to see them too. From the great tradition of writing about working, I far prefer the live interviews of Studs Terkel. The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work came from the lack of work being portrayed in fiction, de Botton told Katy Guest, a writer for The Independent. The oddities of the daily grind. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. And from "Turtle Egg", An Na learns the biggest lesson of her career. She published The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work and Other Stories in 2019. Work makes us. Shipping and handling. With a philosophical eye and his signature combination of wit and wisdom, Alain de Botton leads us on a journey around an eclectic range of occupations, from rocket scientist to biscuit … The Pleasure and Sorrows of Work explains why it is we do what we do all day, and applies sympathy, humour and insight to helping us make the most of it. 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