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Bobos in Paradise

The book's author, David Brooks, returned to America after living abroad for some years in the 1990s to find that his suburb had dramatically changed. There was a sprinkling of arty cafés, an...

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Bobos in Paradise

In Bobos in Paradise, David Brooks spends a great deal of time explaining who "bobos" are and examining their idiosyncrasies and excesses. "Bobo" is a portmanteau word, originally French, combining...

Latest answer posted February 5, 2020, 11:19 am (UTC)

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Bobos in Paradise

In his book Bobos in Paradise, David Brooks describes the rise of a new metropolitan liberal elite. The French word "bobo" is a fusion of "bourgeois" and "bohemian," which, as Brooks points out,...

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Bobos in Paradise

In Bobos in Paradise, Brooks examines the New York Times wedding page from the 1950s. He finds that "the page was a galaxy of restricted organizations". Jobs were barely mentioned but club...

Latest answer posted February 10, 2020, 10:20 am (UTC)

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