Air Travel

man in shadow standing in front of airport terminal window
man in shadow standing in front of airport terminal window

airport sadness: the essence of all things

Image: Jonathan Cohen via: flickr

July 6, 2014

Can you imagine spending a week at an airport?  By choice?  Alain de Botton did exactly that.  He tells us about it, as we explore airports and air travel.

  1. A Week at the Airport - Alain de Botton

    Alain de Botton talks about his book, "A Week at the Airport."

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  2. Sonic Sidebar: Brian Eno's Music for Airports

    David Sheppard talks about Brian Eno's ground-breaking album, "Ambient 1: Music for Airports."

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  3. Aerotropolis - Greg Lindsay

    Greg Lindsay talks about his book, "Aerotropolis: The Way We'll Live Next."

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  4. The Skies Belong to Us - Brendan Koerner

    Brendan Koerner talks about his book, "The Skies Belong to Us: Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking."

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  5. Deep Tracks: Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis

    Music professor Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis recommends Owen Pallett's 2010 album, "Heartland."

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  6. On Our Minds: Theme Parks

    We've got theme parks on the brain so we're revisiting Steve's conversation with Karen Russell re. her novel, "Swamplandia!," which is set in a gator wrestling theme park.

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