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Elizabeth Gilbert

Author of the books The Last American Man, Comitted, and Eat, Pray, Love.

Elizabeth Gilbert appears in the following:

Elizabeth Gilbert on Summer Reading and Writing

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

What are you reading this summer? Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love and her latest novel (now in paperback) The Signature of All Things: A Novel(Penguin Books, 2013) shares her view on what makes a great summer read and what she's learned about success and failure as a writer -- and why she's a World Cup soccer superfan.

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Elizabeth Gilbert's The Signature of All Things

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Elizabeth Gilbert talks about her new novel, The Signature of All Things. Spanning much of the 18th and 19th centuries, the novel follows the fortunes of the Whittaker family, led by the enterprising Henry Whittaker—a poor-born Englishman who eventually becomes the richest man in Philadelphia. Henry’s brilliant daughter, Alma, becomes a botanist, and as her research takes her deeper into the mysteries of evolution, she falls in love with a painter who draws her into the realm of the spiritual and the magical.

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Guest Picks: Elizabeth Gilbert

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Elizabeth Gilbertwas on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to talk about her latest novel, The Signature of All Things. She also told what she's been reading recently -- and giving up music for talk radio/podcasts. 

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Eat, Pray, Love, Marry

Friday, February 11, 2011

When Elizabeth Gilbert wrote Eat, Pray, Love, a witty account of her globe-hopping, soul-searching journey after a divorce, she never imagined that Julia Roberts would be playing her in a movie adaptation.

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Eat, Pray, Love, Marry

Friday, February 12, 2010

When Elizabeth Gilbert wrote Eat, Pray, Love, a witty account of her globe-hopping, soul-searching journey after a divorce, she never imagined that Julia Roberts would be playing her in a movie adaptation. Gilbert followed that book up with a new memoir, Committed: A Skeptic ...

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Elizabeth Gilbert Picks a Winner

Friday, February 12, 2010

Studio 360 challenged listeners to design a valentine that reflects modern romance. Over 100 were submitted, and Elizabeth Gilbert judged the entries. Gilbert's runner-up celebrates the domestic bliss of "taco night," and the winner showcases an inventive use of bacon.

Slideshow: See the winner, runners-up, and all the entries

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Talking Committment with Elizabeth Gilbert

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

We speak with best-selling author Elizabeth Gilbert about her latest book, "Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage." To write the book, she had to wrestle with the fact that her first, wildly successful memoir, "Eat, Pray, Love," had been based on the premise of getting over a bad marriage and swearing off the institution forever, while her second memoir details her reluctant acceptance of marriage after all.

Click through for an excerpt of Gilbert's new memoir.

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