David Brooks - Columnist/Pundant

David Brooks - Radnor

David Brooks is a conservative columnist and political and cultural commentator who writes for the New York Times.

Brooks moved from New York to the Philadelphia area when he was 12 years old, graduated from Radnor High School in 1979 and received a degree in history from the University of Chicago.

He has worked as an editorial writer and film reviewer for The Washington Post, a senior editor at The Weekly Standard, a contributing editor at Newsweek and The Atlantic Monthly, and is now a commentator on National Public Radio.

In 2000 he published a book of commentator entitled Bobos in Paradise: The New Upper Crust and How They Got There to considerable acclaim. In 2004, he wrote a sequel: On Paradise Drive: How We Live Now (and Always Have) in the Future Tense. In 2011 he authored The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character and Achievement.

Brooks currently lives in Washington, D.C.