David Brooks

Op-Ed Columnist, The New York Times

David Brooks became an Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times in September 2003. His column appears every Tuesday and Friday. He is currently a commentator on “PBS NewsHour,” NPR’s “All Things Considered,” and NBC’s “Meet the Press.” He is the author of “Bobos in Paradise: The new Upper Class and how They got There” and “On Paradise Drive: How we Live now (and Always Have) in the Future Tense.” His third book, “The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement,” published in 2011, was No. 1 on the New York Times best-seller list. Brooks also teaches at Yale University.

Videos/Audio of David Brooks

David Brooks writes about character. Aaron Sorkin writes about characters. The opinionator and consummate storyteller... See more
For half a century, memories of the Holocaust limited anti-Semitism on the Continent. That period has ended — the... See more
At a time when traditional notions of college are under attack — in the shift to online instruction, in the emphasis on... See more
"I wrote this book not sure I could follow the road to character, but I wanted at least to know what the road... See more
Some people seem to lead inner lives that are richer and more substantive than the rest of us. How do they do it? This... See more
A discussion with Katie Couric and David Brooks on love and life. See more