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Status Anxiety
Status Anxiety
by Alain de Botton
Edition: Hardcover

21 of 22 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Is status really worth having?, 10 Jun. 2004
This review is from: Status Anxiety (Hardcover)
Status Anxiety puts forward a proposition about society that is genuinely compelling and quite convincing. The book follows a logical structure starting with a discussion of the causes of status anxiety and finishes with some inspiring solutions. The text is generally clear and straightforward, although disappointingly has a tendency at times to ramble into unnecessarily philosophical language - destroying the clarity of thought meticulously built up over several pages.
Stick with it though, and you will find yourself thinking more deeply about what status is and whether it is really worth having.

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