Posts tagged "elizabeth gilbert"

Confession: Elizabeth Gilbert Is My Guilty Pleasure

When I was in high school, I read How Stella Got Her Groove Back, and I was like, “eh.” Ever since then, every time I’ve read stories and books about women awakening to their strength and becoming empowered in their womanhood, I’ve had exactly the same reaction (and to be fair, I have the same…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 3, 2014

Ex-Gawker Editor Emily Gould On Women Writers

I feel bad for Emily Gould. Next week, the former editor of gossip blog will publish her first book, a collection of personal essays called And The Heart Says Whatever. And when I think about what’s going to happen to her, I just want to shield my eyes.

You see, almost two year…

Jessica Wakeman / April 30, 2010

Eat, Pray, Love … Hate?

There have been a few books in recent years that have evoked such strong emotions that people pretty much love them or they hate them. One is Twilight, of course, and another is the memoir Eat, Pray, Love. Even if you have never read Eat, Pray, Love, you probably know the plot already: After a…

Jessica Wakeman / March 30, 2010

OK, Now We’re Excited For “Eat Pray Love,” Starring Julia Roberts

Check out the first trailer for “Eat Pray Love,” based on Elizabeth Gilbert’s book. While I usually dislike movies made from books, I must admit: I think it looks pretty darn good. The cast includes plenty of eye candy (James Franco, Javier Bardem, Billy Crudup), and this could be one of Julia Roberts’…

Catherine Strawn / March 18, 2010

Frisky Q&A: Author Elizabeth Gilbert Talks About Tying The Knot

After her hugely successful book, Eat, Pray, Love, was published, Elizabeth Gilbert settled into a lovely life with the man she met on that personal journey. Both she and the guy, known as Felipe in the book, had been married and divorced before, and they told themselves they weren’t going to get married again; just…

Catherine Strawn / January 6, 2010

Why “Eat, Pray, Love” Was So Annoying—And I Hope Elizabeth Gilbert’s Next Book Is Way Better

And then, the icing on the cake, bitch goes and gets a movie deal starring Julia Roberts! No wonder Eat, Pray, Love drives some of us bonkers.

Jessica Wakeman / September 6, 2009

“Eat, Pray, Love” Author Elizabeth Gilbert Takes On Marriage

Elizabeth Gilbert’s memoir, Eat, Pray, Love, was published in 2006, and her followup book was touted in the back of at least 200,000 copies of the book. Tentatively titled Weddings and Evictions, it was described as a memoir about Gilbert’s “unexpected journey into second marriage” and was supposed to hit shelves in 2009. But Gilbert…

Catherine Strawn / August 21, 2009