The Second MountainThe Second Mountain
David Brooks
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Everybody tells you to live for a cause larger than yourself, but how exactly do you do it? The author of The Road to Character explores what it takes to lead a meaningful life in a self-centered world. Every so often, you meet people who radiate joy—who seem to know why they were put on this earth, who glow wit ...
Number of pages: 384 | Publication Date: 2019-04-16 | ISBN-13: 9780812993264

The Road to CharacterThe Road to Character
David Brooks
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • David Brooks challenges us to rebalance the scales between the focus on external success—“résumé virtues”—and our core principles.   NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE ECONOMIST   With the wisdom, humor, curiosity, and sharp insights that have brought millions of readers to his New York Times ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2016-09-13 | ISBN-13: 9780812983418

The Social AnimalThe Social Animal
David Brooks
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWith unequaled insight and brio, New York Times columnist David Brooks has long explored and explained the way we live. Now Brooks turns to the building blocks of human flourishing in a multilayered, profoundly illuminating work grounded in everyday life. This is the story of how success happens, told through the lives o ...
Number of pages: 448 | Publication Date: 2012-01-03 | ISBN-13: 9780812979374

Bobos In ParadiseBobos In Paradise
David Brooks
Do you believe that spending $15,000 on a media center is vulgar, but that spending $15,000 on a slate shower stall is a sign that you are at one with the Zenlike rhythms of nature? Do you work for one of those visionary software companies where people come to work wearing hiking boots and glacier glasses, as if a wall of ice were about to come sli ...
Number of pages: 284 | Publication Date: 2001-03-06 | ISBN-13: 9780684853789

On Paradise DriveOn Paradise Drive
David Brooks
Take a look at Americans in their natural habitat: guys shopping for barbecue grills, doing that special walk men do when in the presence of lumber; superefficient soccer Ubermoms who chair school auctions, organize PTAs, and weigh less than their kids; and suburban chain restaurants, which if they merged would be called Chili's Olive Garden Hard R ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2005-06-02 | ISBN-13: 9780743227391

The Best American Essays 2012 (The Best American Series ®)The Best American Essays 2012 (The Best American Series ®)
The Best American Series®First, Best, and Best-SellingThe Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume’s series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites. A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best t ...
Number of pages: 336 | Publication Date: 2012-10-02 | ISBN-13: 9780547840093

Summary of The Road to CharacterSummary of The Road to Character
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This review of the bestselling book The Road o Character by David Brooks includes a detailed summary of each chapter, followed by an analysis. The main theme explored in the book is that our modern culture has lost its way in terms of teaching new generations the path to building character. Using data gathered from polls and psychological research ...
Number of pages: 46 | Publication Date: 2016-07-29 | ISBN-13: 9781535284981

Coins on the TrackCoins on the Track
David Allen Brooks
This is a little boy's true story of growing up as part of a large family, in the 1950's, 60's deep south. You will read of his misdeeds, fortunes and relationships. Hopefully, you will find this book to be funny but, also at times, quite sad. Nostalgia plays a key role in these events, including prejudice, change and a growing understanding of the ...
Number of pages: 183 | Publication Date: 2019-02-14 | ISBN-13: 9781795648202

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