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.

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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.

Abraham

A Journey to the Heart of Three Faiths

Abraham Book CoverBoth immediate and timeless, ABRAHAM tells the powerful story of one man’s search for the shared ancestor of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Traveling through war zones, braving violence at religious sites, and seeking out faith leaders, Bruce Feiler uncovers the defining yet divisive role that Abraham plays for half the world’s believers. Provocative and uplifting, ABRAHAM offers a thoughtful and inspiring vision of unity that redefines what we think about our neighbors, our future, and ourselves.

Critical Praise:

“An exquisitely written journey that takes readers by the hand and guides them through the world’s most volatile region. . . . 100 percent engaging.” —Boston Globe

“A winning mix of insight, passion, and historical research . . . provides a basis for fostering genuine communication.” —Christian Science Monitor

“Fascinating . . . an intriguing page turner.” —St. Petersburg Times

“This is a joy to read.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“A vivid and discerning tour through a land that reflects this epochal figure’s life of exile, questioning . . . and faith.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Quietly brilliant . . . passionate and prayerful.” —Booklist

“A compelling read.” —St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“Feiler’s pluralistic view of this pivotal figure is intriguing.” —Washington Post Book World

“Engaging, accessible.” —Miami Herald

“A thoughtful combination of theology, history and travel writing.” —Austin American-Statesman

“An engaging, timely book.” —Book Magazine

“A heartrending journey . . . fascinating.” —Colorado Springs Gazette

“Feiler’s book probably couldn’t have come at a better time.” —Raleigh News & Observer

“Scrupulously fair in reporting the thinking of all of the traditions . . . appealing.” —Nashville Tennessean

“Captures the beauty and desolation of the landscape, the tension of its shared holy places . . . ” —Oregonian

“His account is neither naive nor biased; he portrays each religious tradition fairly. . . . His accepting eye recognizes the religious depth and cultural wealth of each.” —National Catholic Reporter

“Compelling.” —Arizona Republic

“Feiler’s combination of journalism, commentary and self-discovery tells the reader volumes about humankind.” —Atlanta Journal-Constitution