All Books by Bruce

BRUCE FEILER is the author of fourteen books, including seven New York Times bestsellers: LIFE IS IN THE TRANSITIONS, THE SECRETS OF HAPPY FAMILIES, THE COUNCIL OF DADS, AMERICA’S PROPHET, WHERE GOD WAS BORN, ABRAHAM, and WALKING THE BIBLE. Employing a firsthand approach to his work, Bruce is known for living the experiences he writes about. His work combines timeless wisdom with timely knowledge to allow people to live with more meaning, passion, and joy. His new book, THE SEARCH: Finding Meaningful Work in a Post-Career World, will be published in May 2023.

The Search

Finding Meaningful Work in a Post-Career World

From the New York Times bestselling author of LIFE IS IN THE TRANSITIONS comes a bold new roadmap for finding meaning and purpose at work, based on insights drawn from hundreds of life stories of Americans from all backgrounds and vocations.


Life Is In The Transitions

Mastering Change At Any Age

From the New York Times bestselling author of THE SECRETS OF HAPPY FAMILIES and COUNCIL OF DADS, a pioneering and timely study of how to navigate life’s biggest transitions with meaning, purpose, and skill.


The Secrets of Happy Families

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

Bestselling 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.


Council of Dads

A Story of Family, Friendship & Learning How to Live

When 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.


Walking the Bible

A Journey by Land Through the Five Books of Moses

Both a heart-racing adventure and an uplifting quest, WALKING THE BIBLE describes one man’s epic odyssey — by foot, jeep, rowboat, and camel — through the greatest stories ever told.



A Journey to the Heart of Three Faiths

Both immediate and timeless, ABRAHAM tells the powerful story of one man’s search for the shared ancestor of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.


Where God Was Born

A Daring Adventure Through the Bible’s Greatest Stories

The acclaimed bestselling author of ABRAHAM and WALKING THE BIBLE takes readers on a heart-racing adventure to the frontlines of Israel, Iraq, and Iran and discovers an unexpected source of hope.


Walking the Bible

A Photographic Journey

In 2004, Bruce Feiler-accompanied by a documentary film crew-reprised the 10,000-mile quest through the deserts of the Middle East that led to his breakthrough bestseller Walking the Bible.


America’s Prophet

How the Story of Moses Shaped America

Hailed as one of the most original works of history in years, AMERICA’S PROPHET reveals how generations of Americans have been inspired by the story of Moses.


The First Love Story

Adam, Eve, and Us

From the New York Times bestselling author comes a revelatory journey across four continents and 4,000 years exploring how Adam and Eve introduced the idea of love into the world, and how they continue to shape our deepest feelings about relationships, family, and togetherness.


Dreaming Out Loud

Garth Brooks, Wynonna Judd, Wade Hayes, And The Changing Face Of Nashville

Country music has exploded across the U.S. and undergone a sweeping revolution, transforming the once ridiculed world of Nashville into an unlikely focal point of American pop culture.


Under the Big Top

A Season with the Circus

Both a great American adventure and a rare entry into a sheltered world, UNDER THE BIG TOP describes one man’s pursuit of every child’s fantasy: running away to join the circus.


Looking for Class

Days and Nights at Oxford and Cambridge

LOOKING FOR CLASS offers a hilarious account of one man’s year at Oxford and Cambridge — the garden parties and formal balls, the high-minded debates and drinking Olympics.


Learning to Bow

Inside the Heart of Japan

LEARNING TO BOW has been heralded as one of the funniest, liveliest, and most insightful books ever written about the clash of cultures between America and Japan.