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One of the best books in a while. The author is able to capture the "ethos" of America in a way much better than anything I have ever seen. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Marcos
David Brooks is a serious mind, and his "pop sociology" is always worth a look. Here's a very different view of America from the one you probably hold implicitly in your... Read morePublished 6 months ago by M. R. Showalter
I dare you to read this book and NOT laugh out loud when Brooks details the attributes of "Uber Mom's" - I have not laughed so hard since my initial read of "Running... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Bill G.
Love David Brooks. So few people have a rational head on their shoulders, his work is a joy to read.Published 11 months ago by Richard Kiel
I know this book is suppose to be about the effects of moving to the suburbs, but it ends up being more about the attitudes of Americans since the founding of the country. Read morePublished on January 8, 2013 by GTO
David Brooks as in "Bobos in Paradise" is always very entertaining. This is again a well written social studies book that I could not put down and passed it on to others. Read morePublished on January 30, 2012 by cook
I really wish I could give 3.5 stars to this book because while it was well-written and well-researched, I had to struggle through it while I laughed my way through "Bobos in... Read morePublished on May 12, 2011 by Jiang Xueqin
David Brooks not only has an entertaining (bordering on flippant) style of writing, and his insights into the American psyche are very familiar. Read morePublished on June 14, 2010 by J. M. Potter