Apr 14

TED JETs: Bruce Feiler on “Agile programming — for your family”

  Posted by Tom Baker JETs tend to be interesting people. After all, every single one of them has voluntarily relocated to a different country at least once. It’s not surprising that many of them have also had other interesting experiences, some of which lead to insights that they end up sharing in TED talks. […]


Sep 25

*************** Bruce Feiler (Tochigi-ken, 1989-90), author of Learning to Bow  as well as several books on religion including Walking the Bible, Abraham and Where God Was Born along with other popular books including The Council of Dads, and, most recently, The Secrets of Happy Family, can now add CNN commentator to his resume. He has been providing religion-related perspectives in live conversations with Anderson Cooper, Wolf Blitzer and others.   […]


Feb 10

JQ Magazine: JQ&A with Bruce Feiler on ‘The Secrets of Happy Families’

By Sharona Moskowitz (Fukuoka-ken, 2000-01) for JQ magazine. Sharona is interested in fresh, new voices in fiction and creative nonfiction. New York Times bestselling author and columnist Bruce Feiler (Tochigi-ken, 1987-88) has written a range of books dealing with topics as varied as life in Japan (depicted in 1991’s Learning to Bow), religion, and his own diagnosis with cancer. His […]


Jan 7

JET alum Bruce Feiler set to publish latest book: The Secrets of Happy Families

The latest from JET alum Bruce Feiler (Tochigi-ken, 1989-90), author of Learning to Bow, The Council of Dads, and, most recently, The Secrets of Happy Family, as well as several books on the Middle East including Walking the Bible, Abrahamand Where God Was Born.  To read prior columns, please click here. In a few weeks Harper Collins will publish Bruce’s new book, THE SECRETS OF HAPPY […]


Dec 1

JET alum Bruce Feiler’s latest NYTimes column on Maria Popova, creator of Brain Pickings

Here’s the latest NYT column by JET alum Bruce Feiler (Tottori-ken, 1989-90), author of Learning to Bow, The Council of Dads, and, most recently, The Secrets of Happy Family, as well as several books on the Middle East including Walking the Bible, Abrahamand Where God Was Born.  To read prior columns, please click here. This Life:  She’s Got Some Big Ideas By Bruce Feiler SHE is […]


Sep 27

JET alum author Bruce Feiler’s latest NYTimes column

Here’s the latest NYT column by JET alum Bruce Feiler (Tottori-ken, 1989-90), author of Learning to Bow, The Council of Dads, and several books on the Middle East including Walking the Bible, Abrahamand Where God Was Born.  To read prior columns, please click here. You can also see all of his recent media appearances surrounding his new book, GENERATION FREEDOM:  The Middle East Uprisings and the Remaking […]


Jul 11

Attached is a new New York Times column (“The Life (and Death) of the Party:  Mastering the Art of Dinner Party Conversation“) by JET alum Bruce Feiler (Tottori-ken, 1989-90), author of Learning to Bow, The Council of Dads, and several books on the Middle East including Walking the Bible, Abraham and Where God Was Born. […]


Jun 21

Harper Collins set to publish a new book by JET alum Bruce Feiler

JET alum Bruce Feiler (Tottori-ken, 1989-90), author of Learning to Bow, The Council of Dads, and several books on the Middle East including Walking the Bible, Abraham and Where God Was Born, has a new book to published by Harper Collins soon titled Generation Freedom: The Middle East Uprisings and the Remaking of the Modern […]


Mar 4

NYT Column: Take Back the Trash by JET alum Bruce Feiler

“Take Back the Trash“ is a thoughtful column on whether to throw out food in your refrigerator by JET alum Bruce Feiler, author of Learning to Bow, Walking the Bible and several other best-sellers including his recent book The Council of Dads: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/06/fashion/06ThisLife.html?pagewanted=1&_r=2


Feb 3

NYTimes column: “Dominating the Man Cave” by JET alum Bruce Feiler

A thoughtful column in today’s New York Times on the topic of ESPN and man culture by JET alum Bruce Feiler, author of Learning to Bow, Walking the Bible and several other best-sellers including his recent book The Council of Dads: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/06/fashion/06ThisLife.html?_r=1&src=twrhp


Jan 28

JET alum Bruce Feiler’s TED talk on The Council of Dads (video)

JET alum Bruce Feiler, author of Learning to Bow, Walking the Bible and several other best-sellers including his recent book The Council of Dads, recently spoke in connection with the TED lecture series:


Sep 8

Notable JET alums: Bruce Feiler comments on anti-Islam protests on CNN

Bruce Feiler (Tochigi-ken, 1987-88), author of Learning to Bow as well as several very thoughtful books on the topic of religion including Walking the Bible, was recently a guest on CNN discussing current anti-Islam sentiment with Anderson Cooper.  Click here to read more posts about Bruce Feiler on JetWit. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-pVfz8UbZU


Jul 11

By Justin Tedaldi, Editor (Kobe-shi CIR, 2001-02) for JQ Magazine. Portions of this interview were originally published on Examiner.com. Award-winning bestselling author, journalist, and—in his own words—“professional traveler” Bruce Feiler (Tochigi-ken, 1987-88) has been a writing books for nearly 20 years, the most recent of which focused on social issues and religion. Bruce’s new book, The Council […]


May 4

Interview with Author Bruce Feiler

JQ Magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (Kobe-shi CIR, 2001-02) spoke with JET alum and Learning to Bow author Bruce Feiler (Tochigi-ken, 1987-88), who will be appearing tonight at Barnes & Noble on the Upper East Side to promote his new book The Council of Dads. (Visit Examiner.com for complete details.) The full-length interview will appear in the next issue of JQ, out later […]


Apr 26

JET Author: Bruce Feiler’s latest on living with cancer

You may have seen his face on The Colbert Report or his byline in The New York Times, but the bestseller Bruce Feiler got his start after college in JET.  His first publication, though, was spurred by his experience in Japan as a JET teacher in the inaka: Learning to Bow: An American Teacher in […]


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