David Brooks

About the author

David Brooks is a Canadian-American author and journalist. He is known as a conservative commentator and regularly appears as a commentator on NPR and PBS’ Newshour. Brooks is also the creator of the Sydney Awards for political and cultural journalism. 

He has written for several news publications, including The New York Times and The Washington Post. Brooks has also written several bestselling books on sociology. 

Born in Canada, Brooks moved to America as a child. In his early years, he lived in Manhattan before his family moved to Pennsylvania. He graduated from the University of Chicago and now lives in Washington, D.C.