The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert; It doesn't matter if you relished or reviled "Eat, Pray, Love." With this novel about a young 19th-century Philadelphia woman who becomes a world-renowned botanist, Gilbert shows herself to be a writer at the height of her powers.
"Your Elusive Creative Genius" TED Talk - Elizabeth Gilbert muses on the impossible things we expect from artists and geniuses -- and shares the radical idea that, instead of the rare person "being" a genius, all of us "have" a genius. It's a funny, personal and surprisingly moving talk.
TED: Elizabeth Gilbert recommends 10 fiction books to read. The author shares the books that shaped her as a writer and helped her to rediscover her literary home after enjoying runaway success with Eat, Pray, Love.
Elizabeth Gilbert was once an "unpublished diner waitress," devastated by rejection letters. And yet, in the wake of the success of 'Eat, Pray, Love,' she found herself identifying strongly with her former self. With beautiful insight, Gilbert reflects on why success can be as disorienting as failure and offers a simple -- though hard -- way to carry on, regardless of outcomes.
Best-selling author Elizabeth Gilbert says childless women are just fine