Book Discussion on On Paradise Drive: How We Live in the Future Tense

David Brooks talked about his book On Paradise Drive: How We Live Now (And Always Have) in the Future Tense, published by Simon and… read more

David Brooks talked about his book On Paradise Drive: How We Live Now (And Always Have) in the Future Tense, published by Simon and Schuster. The author discusses the phenomenon of suburbanization in America. He pokes fun at stereotypes and mass culture while analyzing what it means to be an American today. He talked about the elite lifestyle as well as his book Bobos in Paradise. Following his remarks, he responded to questions and comments from members of the audience.

After the discussion, scenes of the book fair along the National Mall were shown before Mr. Brooks was interviewed. He responded to questions and comments from telephone callers. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on On Paradise Drive: How We Live in the Future Tense

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Sep 25, 2005
Last Aired:
Nov 20, 2005

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  • Sep 25, 2005 | 1:12am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 16, 2005 | 12:26am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 05, 2005 | 11:31am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 20, 2005 | 4:29pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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