The Latest Book from Bruce

The Secrets of Happy Families

Improve Your Mornings, Rethink Family Dinner, Fight Smarter, Go Out and Play, and Much More

The Secrets of Happy Families book coverBest-selling author and New York Times family columnist Bruce Feiler found himself squeezed between aging parents and rising children. He set out on a three-year journey to find the smartest ideas, cutting-edge research, and novel solutions to make his family happier. READ MORE

The Council of Dads

A Story of Family, Friendship & Learning How to Live

The Council of Dads book coverWhen bestselling author Bruce Feiler was diagnosed with a malignant tumor in his leg, he could only imagine all the walks he might not take with his daughters, the ballet recitals he would miss, the art projects left undone, and the aisles he might not walk down. READ MORE

Read Bruce’s cancer diary.

Bruce's latest news

The Secrets of Happy Families featured and tested on ABC’s Nightline. Watch the video here.

A great review of ‘The Secrets of Happy Families’ in the Washington Post!

How Happy is Your Family? Take the quiz in Parade Magazine and check out the feature on NPR and in USA Today.

Speaking Events

Bruce is a dynamic, popular speaker at corporations, conferences, secondary schools, colleges, YPOs, and other organizations. He also consults with businesses about contemporary families. For information on arranging a speaking event or consulting appearance, please contact Chadwick Moore ( or email Bruce.

To see some examples of Bruce speaking, check out these links:

Watch Bruce’s speech about “The Secrets of Happy Families” at Google here.
Watch Bruce’s TED talk about “The Agile Family” here.
See Bruce in conversation with David Gregory about Americans families here.
Watch Bruce’s TED talk about “The Council of Dads” here.
Watch Bruce speak at the Anderson Cancer Center here.
See Bruce speak about “Can We Get Along? Building Bridges Among Faiths in the 21st Century” here.

Below is Bruce’s schedule of public appearances at this time. This list is continually being updated (with more cities, dates, times, etc.) Thank you for your continued interest.