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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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The Leonard Lopate Show

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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Studio 360

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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Studio 360

Elizabeth Gilbert & IBM’s Watson

Friday, February 11, 2011

It’s the ultimate matchup of human vs. machine: IBM developed a supercomputer named Watson, and to prove the processor’s mettle, it’s going to compete against human champions on Jeopardy. Elizabeth Gilbert describes how an officer from the Department of Homeland Security transformed her from a marriage skeptic into a true believer. And listeners tell Kurt how they get creative with unlikely materials like icicles and coffee grounds.

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Studio 360

Playing With Our Food

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

We got nearly 200 great entries to our redesign Valentine challenge. And on last week's show, Elizabeth Gilbert picked the winning entry: a bouquet of rolled bacon strips that look like roses (only yummier!) by Sarah Tisdale. As Gilbert said so aptly, 'Nothing can compete ...

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Studio 360

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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Studio 360

Valentine, Gilbert, Ansari

Friday, February 12, 2010

This week, Valentine's Day gets a makeover. Bestselling author Elizabeth Gilbert picks a winner for our Valentine Redesign Challenge.  And Studio 360 hired a husband-and-wife design team to reinvent the holiday, starting with the big red heart. And comic Aziz Ansari wants to be your heartthrob comedian celebrity crush.

Studio 360

Be Elizabeth Gilbert's Valentine

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Valentine’s Day is just two weeks away – and we're hoping that 2010 can be the year of the new-and-improved Valentine.  We’re thrilled that so many talented folks have submitted their ideas to “Be My Valentine: A Studio 360 Design Challenge.”

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