He New York Times editorialist since September 2003 sign a column of this that come to the pages of the newspaper every Tuesday and Friday. Right now is the commentator of PBS NewsHour of All Things Considered by NPR and of Meet the press by NBC. He teaches also at Yale University and he is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
He is the author of Bobos in Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There and of On Paradise Drive: How We Live Now (And Always Have) in the Future Tense. In 2011 his third book, titled The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character and Achievement was New York Times 1st best-seller.