Pilgrims

By Elizabeth Gilbert
(Penguin Books, Paperback, 9780143113379, 210pp.)

Publication Date: October 2007

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When it appeared in 1997, Elizabeth Gilbert's story collection, "Pilgrims," immediately announced her compelling voice, her comic touch, and her amazing ear for dialogue. "The heroes of "Pilgrims" . . . are everyday seekers" ("Harper's Bazaar")--brave and unforgettable, they are sure to strike a chord with fans old and new.



About the Author
ELIZABETH GILBERT is the author of the story collection Pilgrims, a finalist for the 1998 PEN/Hemingway Award. It was a New York Times Notable Book and was listed as one of the Most Intriguing Books of 1997 by Glamour magazine. Pilgrims also won best first fiction awards from the Paris Review, the Southern Review, and Ploughshares. Her fiction has been published in Esquire, Story, GQ, Paris Review, Ploughshares, and the Mississippi Review. She is also a Pushcart Prize winner, and her nonfiction writing has earned her a 1999 National Magazine Award nomination. Annie Proulx called Gilbert a "young writer of incandescent talent." Currently a writer-at-large for GQ, Gilbert lives in New York's Hudson Valley.


NPR
Friday, Jun 1, 2012

Eat, Pray, Love author Elizabeth Gilbert has a new fascination: genius and how we ruin it. In this TEDTalk, 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. More at NPR.org

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