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I guess I AM one of the 'BoBos' that Mr. Brooks is writing about, the observations are uncannily succinct and relevant even ten years after the book was written. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Saar Pikar
David Brooks is a fine writer. I have always enjoyed his articles in the Weekly Standard, the Atlantic Monthly, and currently his column in the New York Times. Read morePublished on May 14 2004 by Amazon Customer
Bobos in Paradise by David Brooks gives readers a look at the characteristics of America's upper class today. Read morePublished on April 12 2004 by Amazon Customer
If you've ever been to San Franciso or Seattle, you've seen those coffee shops selling All-Natural Sumatran Earth-Grown Kenyan Blend, or those organic supermarkets selling Pete and... Read morePublished on March 21 2004
Brooks is a breezy and energetic writer who loves to brand name drop ad nauseum. The book is witty and fun to read. But dont expect any edification. Read morePublished on March 21 2004
One day, the upper middle classes woke up and discovered the bohemians. Enchanted, they did away with the formality of grandmother's parlour and embraced bare wood floorings,... Read morePublished on March 5 2004 by E. T. Sprenkle
The author discovered in the college educated that rebel attitudes and social climbing are mixed together. This is a consequence of the information age. Read morePublished on Feb. 1 2004 by Mary E. Sibley
This book is a must read!
It talks about why Bobos will spend $15,000 on one thing but not on another. Read more
If David Brooks, now resident Bush Apologist for the New York Times, is right that the Meritocracy defeated the Aristocracy, why is the ultimate "legacy" George W. Read morePublished on Jan. 21 2004 by Marshall Brown