Both funny and intellectually rigorous, Bruce Feiler has applied his investigative spirit to religion, Japan, the circus, country music and assorted other topics. His personal accounts of various cultural forays are always illuminating, if you can keep up.
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Bruce Feiler at Barnes & Noble.
New York, New York
Date of Birth:
October 25, 1964
Place of Birth:
B.A., Yale University, 1987; M.Phil. in international relations, Cambridge University, 1991
James Beard Awards for "A Pocketful of Dough" and "A Kiss to Build a Dream On," 2001 and 2002 respectively
|Illuminating Perspective on Age-Old Stories|
|Feiler's Favorite Reads|
|In an interview with Barnes & Noble.com, Feiler was asked about his favorite books. Three of his ten favorites were related to the South; Feiler is a Georgia native who considers Pat Conroy's The Prince of Tides "the best book written about the area where I grew up." William Faulkner's Light in August is "the book that made me proud to be a Southerner," he says, and All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren is "the best book I've read about the South -- its pain, its
|Photo by Andrew Feiler||