Elizabeth Gilbert

Author of Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage and 10+ Books

Elizabeth Gilbert


Elizabeth Gilbert is both a fictional and non-fiction writer who has won the award. Her short story collection Pilgrims was a PEN/Hemingway award finalist, and her novel Stern Men was a notable book in the New York Times. Her 2002 book The Last American Man was both the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award finalists. Her memoir, Eat, Pray, Love, was in the #1 spot on the bestseller list of the New York Times for 57 weeks... . It has shipped more than 6 million copies in the United States and has been published in more than 30 languages. Columbia Pictures released a film adaptation of the book with an all-star cast: Julia Roberts as Gilbert, Javier Bardem as Felipe, James Franco as David, Billy Crudup as her ex-husband and Richard Jenkins as Richard from Texas. Her latest novel, The Signature of All Things, will be released on October 1, 2013. Jennifer Schatten owns the credit for her profile picture.READ MORE

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I am alone, I am all alone, I am completely alone. Grasping this reality, I let go of my bag, drop to my knees and press my forehead against the floor. There, I offer up to the universe a fervent prayer of thanks. First in English. Then in Italian. And then - just to get the point across - in Sanskrit.

The love that moves the sun and the other stars.

I have good idea, for if you meet some person from different religion and he want to make argument about God. My idea is, you listen to everything this man say about God. Never argue about God with him. Best thing to say is, 'I agree with you.' Then you go home, pray what you want. This is my idea for people to have peace about religion.

As smoking is to the lungs, so is resentment to the soul; even one puff is bad for you.

Life's metaphors are God's instructions.

There's no trouble in this world so serious that it can't be cured with a hot bath, a glass of whiskey, and the Book of Common Prayer.

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