David Brooks Biography
Birthday: August 11, 1961 (Leo)
Born In: Toronto
David Brooks is a Canadian born American journalist, social analyst and leading political commentator. He is a profound observer of the American way of life and a knowledgeable analyst of current political scenario and foreign affairs. As an undergraduate, he frequently contributed reviews and satirical pieces to campus publications. After completing his graduation, he began his career as a police reporter which had a clear influence on his perception of the society. Initially he was a liberal philosopher but later emerged as a light conservative. Later, he worked with many newspapers and magazines as a correspondent, film critic, and as an editor. He has also appeared as a radio commentator and expressed his opinions on a number of social and political issues. In addition to being an analyst, he is also a prolific author who has written masterpieces, such as ‘Bobos in Paradise’ and ‘On Paradise Drive’, emphasizing on the cultural and social influences prevailing in America. Both the works are in a style he termed as ‘comic sociology’ which questions our living methods in an amusing, entertaining and thought provoking manner. He possesses the gift of bringing the audiences face to face with the essence of our times in a comical and insightful way. He has emerged as an astonishing writer, an unmatched journalist, and a savvy analyst of present times.