Committed

A Love Story

By Elizabeth Gilbert
(Penguin Books, Paperback, 9780143118701, 285pp.)

Publication Date: February 1, 2011

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The #1 "New York Times" bestselling follow-up to "Eat, Pray, Love"--an intimate and erudite celebration of love.
At the end of her memoir "Eat, Pray, Love," Elizabeth Gilbert fell in love with Felipe, a Brazilian living in Indonesia. The couple swore eternal love, but also swore (as skittish divorce survivors) never to marry. However, providence intervened in the form of a U.S. government ultimatum: get married, or Felipe could never enter America again. Told with Gilbert's trademark humor and intelligence, this fascinating meditation on compatibility and fidelity chronicles Gilbert's complex and sometimes frightening journey into second marriage, and will enthrall the millions of readers who made "Eat, Pray, Love" a number one bestseller.



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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