“Nobody clarifies the social challenges of our time, or the moral imperative to meet them, better than Nick Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn,” wrote Bill Clinton.

“Their latest book, A Path Appears, offers an inspiring roundup of the many simple and effective ways in which we can lend our hearts and talents to grow hope and opportunity both at home and around the globe.” Join the inspiring, Pulitzer Prize-winning husband-and-wife team, the authors of Half the Sky, as they show how each of us can play a role in making the world a better place.

 

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Bio

David Brooks became an Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times in September 2003. He is currently a commentator on “The PBS Newshour,” NPR’s “All Things Considered” and NBC’s “Meet the Press.”

He is the author of Bobos In Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There and On Paradise Drive: How We Live Now (And Always Have) in the Future Tense. In March of 2011 he came out with his third book, The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement, which was a number 1 New York Times bestseller.

Mr. Brooks also teaches at Yale University, and is a member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.

Born on August 11, 1961 in Toronto, Canada, Mr. Brooks graduated a bachelor of history from the University of Chicago in 1983. He became a police reporter for the City News Bureau, a wire service owned jointly by the Chicago Tribune and Sun Times.

He worked at The Washington Times and then The Wall Street Journal for 9 years. His last post at the Journal was as op-ed editor. Prior to that, he was posted in Brussels, covering Russia, the Middle East, South Africa and European affairs. His first post at the Journal was as editor of the book review section, and he filled in as the Journal's movie critic.

He also served as a senior editor at The Weekly Standard for 9 years, as well as contributing editor for The Atlantic and Newsweek.

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  • Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn in Conversation with David Brooks: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity

    Date: Sun, Nov 23, 2014, 7:30 pm

    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Venue: Kaufmann Concert Hall

    Price: from $39.00

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