Author to speak in Bay Area

Bruce Feiler will make four Bay Area appearances starting next week.

He will speak 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20 at A Clean Well-Lighted Place for Books, 601 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco. Information: (415) 441-6670.

At 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, Feiler will be at Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. Information: (415) 927-1503.

The following day, at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, he will be at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 322 Saint James Drive, Piedmont. Information: (510) 530-4343.

And at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, he will speak at Kepler’s, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park. Information: (650) 324-4321.