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Brooks, David 1961-

Works: 60 works in 240 publications in 12 languages and 12,721 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Instructional television programs  Juvenile works  Children's films  Nonfiction films  Short films  Biography  Bibliography  History 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Editor
Classifications: HQ801, 305.5130973
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Publications by David Brooks
Most widely held works by David Brooks
The road to character by David Brooks( Book )
37 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 2,885 libraries worldwide
""I wrote this book not sure I could follow the road to character, but I wanted at least to know what the road looks like and how other people have trodden it."--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 "resume 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. Looking to some of the world's greatest thinkers and inspiring leaders, Brooks explores how, through internal struggle and a sense of their own limitations, they have built a strong inner character. Labor activist Frances Perkins understood the need to suppress parts of herself so that she could be an instrument in a larger cause. Dwight Eisenhower organized his life not around impulsive self-expression but considered self-restraint. Dorothy Day, a devout Catholic convert and champion of the poor, learned as a young woman the vocabulary of simplicity and surrender. Civil rights pioneers A. Philip Randolph and Bayard Rustin learned reticence and the logic of self-discipline, the need to distrust oneself even while waging a noble crusade. Blending psychology, politics, spirituality, and confessional, The Road to Character provides an opportunity for us to rethink our priorities, and strive to build rich inner lives marked by humility and moral depth."--
The social animal : the hidden sources of love, character, and achievement by David Brooks( Book )
58 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,814 libraries worldwide
From the influential and hugely popular "New York Times" columnist and bestselling author of "Bobos in Paradise" comes a landmark exploration of how human beings and communities succeed
Bobos in paradise : the new upper class and how they got there by David Brooks( Book )
41 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 2,223 libraries worldwide
In this work of "comic sociology," David Brooks coins a new word, Bobo, to describe today's upper class--those who have wed the bourgeois world of capitalist enterprise to the hippie values of the bohemian counterculture. You know, those visionary software companies where people come to work wearing hiking boots and glacier glasses and seek oneness with the rhythms of nature. Their hybrid lifestyle is the atmosphere we breathe--it defines our age--and in this witty and serious look at the cultural consequences of the information age, Brooks has defined a new generation.--From publisher description
On Paradise Drive : how we live now (and always have) in the future tense by David Brooks( Book )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Korean and held by 1,392 libraries worldwide
A social critique of middle-class America notes the pervasiveness of barbecue grills, supermoms, suburban restaurant chains, and other elements, identifying the motivations that prompt many people to strive for fantasy-based goals
The road to character by David Brooks( Sound Recording )
10 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 753 libraries worldwide
David Brooks tells the story of ten great lives that illustrate how character is developed, and how we can all strive to build rich inner lives, marked by humility and moral depth. In a society that emphasizes success and external achievement, The Road to Character is a book about inner worth
The social animal : the hidden sources of love, character, and achievement by David Brooks( Sound Recording )
14 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 720 libraries worldwide
David Brooks reveals that success isn't all about money and fame, but about quality of life and the ability to provide for others. Here, listeners will discover that the most important aspects of success are often taken for granted
The Best American Essays 2012 ( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 459 libraries worldwide
Compiles the best literary essays of the year 2011 which were originally published in American periodicals
TEDTalks : David Brooks - The Social Animal ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 257 libraries worldwide
Tapping into the findings of his latest book, New York Times columnist David Brooks unpacks new insights into human nature from the cognitive sciences - insights with massive implications for economics and politics as well as our own self-knowledge. In a talk full of humor, he shows how you can't hope to understand humans as separate individuals making choices based on their conscious awareness
Backward and upward : the new conservative writing ( Book )
7 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
The Paradise suite : Bobos in Paradise ; and, On Paradise Drive by David Brooks( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
"In hardcover together for the first time, New York Times columnist David Brooks’s acclaimed bestsellers, Bobos in Paradise and On Paradise Drive, with a new introduction by the author. David Brooks’s insightful, engaging, and hilarious observations on the nature of America and Americans have drawn comparisons to those of Malcolm Gladwell and Jerry Seinfeld. Christopher Buckley applauds him as “the smart, fun-to-read social critic of his generation.” In Bobos in Paradise, Brooks coined a term as he explored the ascendance of the “bourgeois bohemian”—a new generation melding capitalist enterprise with counterculture values. On Paradise Drive delves deeper into the American character, wittily dissecting the nation’s ongoing search for personal utopia— the kind that can be achieved through hard work, profit, masterful living, and maybe a really great country house. Shrewd and sharp, yet genial and reasoned, The Paradise Suite confirms Brooks as a true public intellectual and one of the most insightful social commentators of his age."--Publisher description
Self-esteem by Virginia Satir( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Addresses the problems associated with child development. Specifically the effect that self-esteem has on the interpersonal relationships of the child and his/her ability to succeed
The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love by David Brooks( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Brooks effectively interweaves history, science, statistics and instinctual behavioral patterns into a fictional treatment that reiterates his belief in "the way unconscious affections and aversions shape daily life. He employs a novelistic narrative device in his intricate analysis of two upwardly mobile, likeminded individuals. The fictional couple's initial meeting spurs the author to personify the dynamics of attraction via their gender-specific "primitive passions" ("Rob was looking at cleavage, Julia was looking for signs of trustworthiness"), primal scents and cues that would anticipate a lifelong romance. "Aided by chemistry and carried along by feeling," Rob and Julia troubleshoot cohabitation blunders, carnal urges and the birth of son Harold, who, together with his wife-to-be Erica (introduced chapters later), ultimately becomes the focus of the author's behavioral paradigm. Harold's mental development proceeds from kindergarten to high school via cliques, phases and a taboo student-teacher crush. The author expands his group with Erica, an ambitious, ethnically diverse girl raised in a poor public housing project. She excels at a challenging educational platform in her youth and achieves success as a business consultant by cultivating ideas and having Harold develop them for real-world application. Their evolution as husband and wife and consummate professionals is not, however, without a fair share of stumbles
Turning intellect into influence : the Manhattan Institute at 25 ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
The Theodore H. White Lecture on Press and Politics with David Brooks ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
The power of the market ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Milton Friedman presents his philosophy of the free market and government control. Friedman argues that free economic markets lead to efficient use of resources, a rising standard of living, and product innovation while organizing economic activity without coercion. In a discussion following the documentary, Friedman debates the role of government with David Brooks of the Wall Street Journal and James Galbraith of the University of Texas. They talk about what services are appropriate from a democratic government, and discuss the pluses and minuses of such government initiatives as the FDA, the USDA, Social Security, Medicare, the minimum wage, and the EPA
Water management in Africa and the Middle East : challenges and opportunities by International Development Research Centre (Canada)( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Africa and the Middle East are the regions where water supply is likely to become the most critical resource issue over the next decade. This publication presents proceedings and contributed papers from a workshop held to take stock of the present water supply situation in those regions and to gain a better understanding of the opinions and priorities that should be taken into consideration when setting strategies for sustainable water management. The first three papers are overviews of key water issues: demand-side management, conservation, and efficiency; allocation of water resources; the roles of women and men in water resource management in Africa. These are followed by eleven contributions on water management in various sub-regions of Africa and the Middle East
L'animal social les ressorts cachés de l'amour, du bonheur et de la réussite by David Brooks( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 6 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Brooks, B. David
Brooks , David
Brooks, David Benjamin.
Brooks, David Benjamin 1961-
David Brooks Amerikaans journalist
David Brooks kanadischer Wirtschaftsjournalist
Дэвид Брукс
ברוקס, דיויד 1961-
ברוקס, דייוויד 1961-
دیوید بروکس
டேவிட் புரூக்சு
브룩스, 데이비드 1961-
ブルックス, デイヴィッド
English (152)
Spanish (13)
German (10)
Chinese (9)
Japanese (6)
Polish (5)
Korean (3)
Czech (2)
French (1)
Turkish (1)
Serbian (1)
Dutch (1)
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