It sounds like an Eat, Pray, Love cliché to travel abroad and “find” yourself, but there's some truth to the statement.
According to Eat Pray Love, gaining a layer of pasta blubber is a mandatory part of any American's experience in Italy. Thankfully, Italy is now developing Eataly, a Disneyland inspired, mouth-watering theme park designed specifically to help tourists ciao down.
The Wall Street Journal’s book club is reading Hilary Mantel’s “Wolf Hall,” which was chosen by our guest host Elizabeth Gilbert, author of “Eat, Pray, Love” and “The Signature of All Things.” This week, we’re looking at the way the characters speak in “Wolf Hall.”
By Jessica Ravitz, CNN (CNN) Nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, sits a magical place ripe for exploration. It’s called Rishikesh, and for the next two weeks it will be our spiritual playground. I am going there thanks to a religion reporting fellowship, and I’d like to […]
Check out these global-inspired beauty products! If you're craving an Eat, Pray, Love moment, sans the love affair with an older man (although, ain't nothing wrong with that), then this is close to the next best thing. We've taken an...Show More Summary
By Jessica Ravitz, CNN Nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, sits a magical place ripe for exploration. It’s called Rishikesh, and for two weeks starting Friday, it will be our spiritual playground. I am going there thanks to a religion reporting fellowship, and I’d like to take […]
Very few writers, regardless of their specialty, can claim the honors of a National Book Award nomination, a hat-trick of National Magazine Award nods, and a #1 New York Times Bestseller, all to their credit. Elizabeth Gilbert can. Throw in her radiant new novel, The Signature of All Things, that TIME recently named one of [ Continue Reading... Show More Summary
Some people go on vacation to find themselves. They start writing their novel, or get a makeover or eat/pray/love their way to self acceptance. But in 1977, Robyn Davidson took things in a slightly bigger direction when she gathered up some camels and trekked across the Australian outback from Alice Springs to the west coast — you know, just because. Show More Summary
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Julia Roberts might type "Where can I get Mystic Pizza?" into a search bar, but two words she'll never enter into a search engine are "Julia Roberts." In a recent interview, Julia revealed that although she might eat, pray, or love, she never Googles herself: "I have too much potential for collapse. There's an anonymity that makes [...]
Call it the Eat, Pray, Love effect for the nature lover. Cheryl Strayed fans are hiking the Pacific Crest Trail after being inspired by Wild. Strayed says she’s received more than 1,000 emails from people ready to lace up their hiking boots, but a trail information specialist says he’s only seen six women make the […]
Last week I heard a snippet of Terry Gross’ Fresh Air interview with Eat, Pray, Love author Elizabeth Gilbert. Gilbert has a new book out and was on the show to talk about it. A bit earlier in the same week, an author client had asked if I’d pitched her to NPR shows, including Fresh […]
I read the ARC of Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat, Pray, Love months before it came out and thought it a pretty tremendous book. I had read The Last American Man and fallen in love with her writing. Yes, Eat, Pray, Love was a bit of navel-gazing but give me a break. Haven’t many other, way more... ? Read More: Botany of Desire, on Elizabeth Gilbert’s The Signature of All Things
Tonight: Rory Albanese (The Daily Show), Elizabeth Gilbert (Eat, Pray, Love), and the Perfect Liars Club (which story is made up?). Plus, our picks for later this week including a Shake Shack run, a zombie bike ride, and the Bentzen Ball. [ more › ]
If you know Elizabeth Gilbert from her Eat, Pray, Love reputation or her books about rough men, a birth-to-death novel about a Victorian-era woman who becomes a moss taxonimist--in spite of staying largely confined to her family's estate until she's...
Tracy Clark-Flory says that Daniel Stern’s Swingland ”at moments … reads like a self-discovery memoir à la “Eat, Pray, Love,” only with super-graphic group-sex scenes”: The most satisfying bits of “Swingland” are also the most fleeting: Stern’s description of an elderly orgy-goer who boasts of a new hip replacement and osteoporosis medication; the Russian husband who […]
Elizabeth Gilbert showed up late to her interview with TIME. Her excuse? Her hairdresser desperately needed love advice. Seven years after penning Eat, Pray, Love, Gilbert still encounters lovelorn, seeking souls. But she’s steered those...Show More Summary
When I ran into Elizabeth Gilbert, author of the megahit Eat, Pray, Love and five other books, at a party earlier this year, she wanted to talk about only one thing: botany. Her new novel, The Signature of All Things, was working its way to publication and I could tell that she was still [...]
New releases this week include The Signature of All Things by Eat, Pray, Love author Elizabeth Gilbert, which you can learn more about in Steve Almond’s review for the Times. Also out: The Hired Man by Aminatta Forna; The Pure Gold Baby by Margaret Drabble; Half the Kingdom by Lore Segal; The Night Guest by Fiona MacFarlane; […]
'Eat, Pray, Love' author Elizabeth Gilbert plunges into historical fiction with a creative passion in the novel 'The Signature of All Things.' With a charming, flawed heroine straight out of Jane Austen, a Dickensian rags-to-riches story...Show More Summary