Author(s): Elizabeth Gilbert
In the ten years since its electrifying debut, Elizabeth Gilbert's Eat Pray Love has become a worldwide phenomenon, empowering millions of readers to set out on paths they never thought possible. In this candid and captivating collection, nearly fifty of those readers - as diverse in their experiences as they are in age and background - share their stories. Eat Pray Love helped one woman to embrace motherhood, another to come to terms with the loss of her mother, and a third to find peace with not wanting to become a mother at all. One writer finds new love overseas; another embraces his sexual identity. The journeys they recount are transformative -sometimes hilarious, sometimes heartbreaking, but always inspiring. Entertaining and enlightening, Eat Pray Love Made Me Do It is a celebration for fans old and new.
True stories inspired by one of the most iconic, beloved, bestselling books of our time, with an introduction by Elizabeth Gilbert
I loved Elizabeth Gilbert's Eat, Pray, Love, passed to me by a friend -- Hillary Clinton What she does is very courageous and very difficult, though ultimately liberating, and I think we all wish that one day we would feel a certain way about ourselves and really do something about it -- Julia Roberts I loved it -- Meg Ryan If a more likable writer than Gilbert is currently in print, I haven't found him or her ... Gilbert's prose is fueled by a mix of intelligence, wit and colloquial exuberance that is close to irresistible -- Jennifer Egan It's like listening to your wisest and funniest best friend opening their heart to you. It taught me a lot about patience and optimism -- Esther Freud
Elizabeth Gilbert is the number one bestselling author of Eat Pray Love and seven other internationally bestselling books of fiction and non-fiction. Her story collection Pilgrims was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway award; The Last American Man was a finalist for both the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her follow-up memoir to Eat Pray Love, Committed, became an instant number one New York Times bestseller, as did her most recent book, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear. She has published two novels, Stern Men and The Signature of All Things, which was longlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction and shortlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize. She lives in New Jersey. elizabethgilbert.com / @GilbertLiz