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Elizabeth Gilbert

Elizabeth Gilbert is an American writer and journalist who is best known for her memoir Eat Pray Love, which chronicles her year of personal ... More »Elizabeth Gilbert is an American writer and journalist who is best known for her memoir Eat Pray Love, which chronicles her year of personal exploration while traveling abroad. [ Wikipedia ]

Beyond the drama: Five questions for Elizabeth Gilbert

She chose fiction for her latest book, which follows a 19th-century female botanist The author says you can't invent drama when you're living drama, which she was (CNN) -- "Eat, Pray, Love" author Elizabeth Gilbert returns to her roots with her latest foray into fiction. Literally. In ...

Wall Street Journal Book Club: Elizabeth Gilbert on Hilary Mantel

Author Elizabeth Gilbert chose 'Wolf Hall' to kick off The Wall Street Journal Book Club. Peter Ross for The Wall Street Journal This month, The Wall Street Journal is launching a book club led by authors. The guest hosts will pick a book that has influenced them and guide readers ...

Elizabeth Gilbert is thinking big with her latest, 'The Signature of All Things'

Elizabeth Gilbert is thinking big with her latest, 'The Signature of All Things' Best-selling author, portrayed by Julia Roberts in film, returns to her themes of women's challenges and fulfillment Elizabeth Gilbert, who rocked many women’s worlds with “Eat, Pray, Love,” has an ...

Lessons From Elizabeth Gilbert (That Don't Involve Eating, Praying, or Loving)

Lessons From Elizabeth Gilbert (That Don't Involve Eating, Praying, or Loving) Originally posted on the blog School of Smock: I'll admit it: "Eat, Pray, Love" is not one of my favorite books. That's an understatement. It's not even in the top 1000. Actually, it annoyed me so much in ...

Hollywood finds romance in travel

Elizabeth Gilbert's memoir "Eat, Pray, Love" has a huge following. But the 2010 film based on her memoir doesn't exactly come together. What does work are the exotic locales and Javier Bardem in a romantic role. Julia Roberts plays Gilbert, a recent divorcée who decides to go on a ...

Book Review: 'The Signature of All Things,' By Lizzie Skurnick : NPR

It has been a great frustration for fans of Elizabeth Gilbert's early fiction to have her turn to memoir for so long. Most of the reading world is aware, of course, of the phenomenon that was her memoir "Eat, Pray, Love" — from the movie starring Julia Roberts, if nothing else — which ...

Book Review: 'Eat, Pray, Love' by Elizabeth Gilbert

Elizabeth Gilbert's book takes you on a true journey of self-discovery through Italy, India and Indonesia (because each part of the journey starts with "I"). It is divided into 108 beads, after the meditation beads found in India that are strung together as a necklace and used for ...

Elizabeth Gilbert: An Adventurer Travels Back In Time : NPR

hide captionVery Important Puzzler Elizabeth Gilbert and chef Gabrielle Hamilton rack their brains in a round of "This, That or the Other. " Very Important Puzzler Elizabeth Gilbert and chef Gabrielle Hamilton rack their brains in a round of "This, That or the Other. " I worked at ...

Standing ovation for Elizabeth Gilbert in Dublin Book News Literature & Books Reviews & Headline

Author Elizabeth Gilbert at a film premiere in London. Photograph: Chris Jackson/Getty Images “Successful writers who complain about their lot are a little detached from the concept of what a horrible job really is.” So said Elizabeth Gilbert - herself a hugely successful writer - to a ...

An amazing world reveals itself to an amateur botanist in Elizabeth Gilbert’s ‘The Signature of All...

But Alma Whittaker, the scholarly, dogged protagonist of Elizabeth Gilbert’s dazzling new novel, can tell you that they are worth revering. She admires “[t]heir dignity … their silence and intelligence … I suppose I admire their modesty, as well. Mosses hold their beauty in elegant ...

From the Discover Archives: Elizabeth Gilbert

The tale of a young woman who finds herself smack in the middle of a longstanding feud between lobstermen off the coast of Maine was Elizabeth Gilbert’s first novel, and is still one of my favorite Set-in-New-England reads. "The talented Elizabeth Gilbert," we said then, "has ...

Elizabeth Gilbert: What All Writers Can Learn From Her

I recently spoke to Elizabeth Gilbert, who just came out with her new book, The Signature of All Things: A Novel (Viking Adult, 2013). Her 2006 memoir, Eat, Pray, Love, was a #1 New York Times bestseller. It has been published in more than thirty languages and has sold more than ...

Gilbert, King And Fielding Have Novels Out In Fall : NPR

NEW YORK (AP) — Elizabeth Gilbert spent enough years as a memoir writer, and had so much success, that even her admirers forget that she started out in fiction. "For all intents and purposes, whatever I did before 'Eat, Pray, Love' doesn't exist," Gilbert said during a recent ...

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Peter Winkler: Bookish's Dirty Little Secret

) The top stories at Bookish when I first visited it on Feb. 5 were Elizabeth Gilbert's take on Philip Roth's advice to a novelist to quit writing, an interview with novelists Michael Connelly and Michael Koryta, the editors of The Onion reviewing Fifty Shades of Grey and The Art of War...

Book review: Elizabeth Gilbert returns to fiction with ‘The Signature of All Things’

The Signature of All Things, by Elizabeth Gilbert (501 pages; Viking; $28.95) Gilbert sets her novel 200 years in the past and writes in lavish prose reminiscent of the Victorians. The book spans continents and decades, and as it follows Alma on her life’s journey, it’s filled ...

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