Mass market edition of Brooks' book on the importance of the unconscious mind. Brooks weaves a vast array of new research into the lives of 2 fictional characters, and reveals a fundamental new understanding of human nature. The 2 characters led wonderfully fulfilling and successful lives, and yet weren't geniuses and had no extraordinary physical or mental gifts. Their success was caused by emotions, intuitions, biases, predispositions and deep inner longings.
David Brooks has millions of readers worldwide from his New York Times column. His influence has only grown since the publication of his book Bobos In Paradise. In a recent profile, New York magazine called him "the essential columnist of our time". He lives with his family in Washington DC.