The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement

By David Brooks. Publisher: Random


In this utterly engaging analysis, Brooks synthesizes research on human unconsciousness, meshing sociology, psychology, and economics to show how character is formed and how we strive for happiness and success




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Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books
The Adult Books editors have selected the following titles as representative of the year’s outstanding books for public-library collections. Our scope has been intentionally broad, and we have attempted to find books that combine literary, intellectual, and aesthetic excellence with popular appeal.
2011 - Selection(s)