David Brooks

With the wisdom, humor, curiosity, and sharp insights that have brought millions of readers to his New York Times column and his previous bestsellers, David Brooks has consistently illuminated our daily lives in surprising and original ways. In The Social Animal, he explored the neuroscience of human connection and how we can flourish together. Now, in The Road to Character, he focuses on the deeper values that should inform our lives. Responding to what he calls the culture of the Big Me, which emphasizes external success, Brooks challenges us, and himself, to rebalance the scales between our “résumé virtues”—achieving wealth, fame, and status—and our “eulogy virtues,” those that exist at the core of our being: kindness, bravery, honesty, or faithfulness, focusing on what kind of relationships we have formed.

--Read More--
BUYtheBOOK

About the Author

David Brooks is one of the nation’s leading writers and commentators. He is an op-ed columnist for The New York Times and appears regularly on PBS NewsHour and Meet the Press. He is the bestselling author of The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement; 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.

--Read More--
Recent Posts

Answers for Modern Communicators, A Guide to Effective Business Communication, provides professionals with practical answers to important career and communication questions, helping them to communicate successfully in a business setting. PR and Marketing strategist, Deirdre Breakenridge examines the ways in...

This book is a guide to doing business with heart and being authentic and transparent with employees, vendors, prospects, and clients. Follow the process in this book and you can become the leading expert in your niche and have qualified...

Work worth doing always has a hard part. In any results-driven activity, there are defining moments. That point in time between getting started and getting finished, when things become hard and aspirations for achievement get seriously challenged. When things become hard,...