Author Bruce Feiler to Speak at Agnes Scott

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Best-selling author Bruce Feiler will read from his newest book, “The Council of Dads,” and sign books at Agnes Scott College on May 25 at 7 p.m. at Presser Hall, Gaines Chapel. Feiler will sign books in Gaines Chapel immediately following the reading.
Bruce Feiler
This event is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required.

Feiler is the New York Times bestselling author of nine books, including “Walking the Bible,” “Abraham” and “America’s Prophet.” He has traveled to more than 60 countries on five continents and is the writer-presenter of the PBS miniseries, “Walking the Bible.”

With his books, Feiler has moved readers to take a fresh look at history and far-flung places of the world. With “The Council of Dads,” Feiler inspires readers to cultivate a deeper appreciation of the people closest to them and revitalize the most intimate bonds in their lives.

A native of Savannah, Ga., he lives in Brooklyn with his wife, Linda Rottenberg, and their twin daughters, Tybee and Eden.

The event is presented in partnership with A Cappella Books and the Decatur Book Festival.

Agnes Scott College educates women to think deeply, live honorably and engage the intellectual and social challenges of their times. Students are drawn to Agnes Scott by its excellent academic reputation, exceptional faculty and metropolitan Atlanta location—offering myriad social, cultural and experiential learning opportunities. This highly selective liberal arts college is known for its diverse and dynamic intellectual community. Through SUMMIT, it provides every student, regardless of major, with an individualized course of study and co-curricular experiences that develop leadership abilities and understanding of complex global dynamics.