David Brooks

Op-Ed Columnist, The New York Times

David Brooks is an Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times, a position he beganin September 2003, and he teaches at Yale University. He is a commentator on “PBS NewsHour,” NPR’s “All Things Considered,” and NBC’s “Meet the Press.” Brooks is the author of Bobos in Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There and The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement. In April 2015, he came out with his fourth book, The Road to Character, which was a No. 1 New York Times best-seller. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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The average American will spend a third of his or her life working. What is the secret to achieving happiness because... See more
A successful life usually depends on making four major commitments: to a spouse or family, a faith or philosophy, a... See more
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

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