[Read! Fest 2018] Communities: Reading Allowed: Status Anxiety by Alain de Botton

  • Language: English
  • Target Audience: Adults
  • Category: Read
Sat, 23 Jun, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (GMT+8)

library@orchard

Imagine

277 Orchard Rd, Orchard Gateway, Singapore 238858


  • Language: English
  • Target Audience: Adults

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Status anxiety is a worry about our standing in the world. We worry whether we’re judged a success or a failure, a winner or a loser; especially now, when the possibilities for achievement seem to be greater than ever.

With the help of philosophers, artists and writers, Alain de Botton examines the origins of status anxiety, before revealing how people have learnt to overcome their worries in their search for happiness.

We're a monthly book club that meets to read aloud together. Reading aloud is a very special social experience that we'd like to revive. Copies of the text will be available - join us for a fun reading session!

About Read! Fest 2018
Read! Fest is back for the 5th year running! NLB’s annual literary festival continues to celebrate the joy of reading, this year dedicated to The Pursuit of Happiness. Find your happiness through the many programmes lined up from 22 June – 28 July, 2018. To find out more about Read! Fest 2018, visit www.nationalreadingmovement.sg.

About Communities: Reading Allowed
No silence here as we gather to read aloud and listen to stories’ highs and lows. Discover books that you might have otherwise missed, or sit in for an alternative community reading experience.

Co-organised with Read-Aloud Sg Book Club. For adults. 

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