Bobos in Paradise The New Upper Class and How They Got There

ISBN-10: 0684853787
ISBN-13: 9780684853789
Edition: 2000 (Reprint)
Authors: David Brooks
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Description: It used to be easy to distinguish between the bourgeois world of capitalism and the bohemian counterculture, but now the 'bos' are all mixed up and it is impossible to tell an espresso- sipping artist from a cappucino-gulping banker.

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Book details

List price: $15.99
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 3/6/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.38" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

It used to be easy to distinguish between the bourgeois world of capitalism and the bohemian counterculture, but now the 'bos' are all mixed up and it is impossible to tell an espresso- sipping artist from a cappucino-gulping banker.

David Brooks was born in Toronto, Canada on August 11, 1961. He received a degree in history from the University of Chicago in 1983. After graduation, he worked as a police reporter for the City News Bureau. His other jobs include numerous posts at The Wall Street Journal, a senior editor at The Weekly Standard, and a contributing editor at Newsweek and The Atlantic Monthly. He currently is an op-ed columnist for The New York Times since 2003 and a weekly commentator on PBS NewsHour. He is the author of the several books including Bobos in Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There, On Paradise Drive: How We Live Now (And Always Have) in the Future Tense, and The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement. He is also the editor of the anthology Backward and Upward: The New Conservative Writing. In 2012 David Brooks made the New York Times Best Seller List with his title Social Animal: the Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement.

Introduction
The Rise of the Educated Class
Consumption
Business Life
Intellectual Life
Pleasure
Spiritual Life
Politics and Beyond
Acknowledgments
Index

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