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    • The Second Mountain

    • By: David Brooks
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 12 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    What does it mean to look beyond yourself and find a moral cause? To forget about independence and discover dependence - to be utterly enmeshed in a web of warm relationships? What does it mean to value intimacy, devotion, responsibility and commitment above individual freedom? In The Second Mountain David Brooks explores the meaning and possibilities that scaling a second mountain offer us and the four commitments that most commonly move us there: family, vocation, philosophy and community.

    Non-member price: $36.45

    • The Road to Character

    • By: David Brooks
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey, David Brooks
    • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
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    In The Road to Character, David Brooks, best-selling author of The Social Animal and New York Times columnist, explains why selflessness leads to greater success. We all possess two natures. One focuses on external success: wealth, fame, status and a great career. The other aims for internal goodness, driven by a spiritual urge not only to do good but to be good - honest, loving and steadfast. The inner self doesn't seek happiness superficially defined; it seeks emotional commitments without counting the cost and a deeper moral joy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Character explained by impressive examples

    • By Don on 28-01-2019

    Non-member price: $37.46

    • The Social Animal

    • The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement
    • By: David Brooks
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 16 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is the story of how success happens. It is told through the lives of one composite American couple, Harold and Erica - how they grow, push forward, are pulled back, fail, and succeed. Distilling a vast array of information into these two vividly realized characters, Brooks illustrates a fundamental new understanding of human nature.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting and insightful

    • By ANGELA J PORRITT on 03-04-2017

    Non-member price: $51.27

    • Silence Became a Symphony

    • By: David Divine Brooks
    • Narrated by: Lanitta Elder
    • Length: 29 mins
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    Silence Became a Symphony is the follow up collection of poetry, prose, and writings to the book Tantrums of Genius which was published mid 2013. Silence Became a Symphony continues on that gritty thought process of challenging you to be inspired and think about where we are as a culture.

    Non-member price: $5.50

    • Tantrums of Genius

    • By: David Divine Brooks
    • Narrated by: Lanitta Elder
    • Length: 26 mins
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    Tantrums of Genius is a gritty, inspired collection of poetry and writings by American author David Divine Brooks.The work spans the writer's vivid years traveling the world falling in love with art, poetry, women and beer.

    Non-member price: $5.50

    • David Brooks on Anti-Semitism and Power

    • Hating America and Hating the Jews, at the 92nd Street Y
    • By: David Brooks
    • Narrated by: David Brooks
    • Length: 40 mins
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    David Brooks shares his views and raises awareness on new forms of anti-Semitism and anti-Americanism, while addressing issues of bigotry and contemporary discrimination. Presented in cooperation with the Simon Wiesenthal Center in memory of Dorothy Gardner Adler.

    Non-member price: $2.83

    • Interview with David Brooks

    • By: David Brooks
    • Length: 15 mins
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    Bobos, bourgeois bohemians, define our age. Their hybrid culture is the atmosphere we breathe. Their status codes govern social life, and their moral codes govern ethics and influence our politics. Bobos in Paradise is a witty and serious look at the cultural consequences of the information age and a penetrating description of how we live now.

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