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Eat, Pray, Love By Elizabeth Gilbert

Daydreaming of leaving your messy life behind to find yourself?  Eat, Pray, Love By Elizabeth Gilbert will inspire you to travel the world. 

Gilbert champions being true to your life’s ambitions and inner self.  You’ll love this book set in Italy, Indonesia, and India.  In fact, I took a Gilbert journey when I moved to Indonesia.

Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert book cover with writing spelled out in pasta, prayer beads and flowers

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Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert Book Information

Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
Genre: Adult Nonfiction | Memoir | Travel Writing
Pages: 387
Publisher: Riverhead Books | Penguin Group
Publication Date: 2007

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Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert Summary

“Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat Pray Love touched the world and changed countless lives, inspiring and empowering millions of readers to search for their own best selves. Now, this beloved and iconic book returns in a beautiful 10th anniversary edition, complete with an updated introduction from the author, to launch a whole new generation of fans.

In her early thirties, Elizabeth Gilbert had everything a modern American woman was supposed to want—husband, country home, successful career—but instead of feeling happy and fulfilled, she was consumed by panic and confusion. This wise and rapturous book is the story of how she left behind all these outward marks of success, and set out to explore three different aspects of her nature, against the backdrop of three different cultures: pleasure in Italy, devotion in India, and on the Indonesian island of Bali, a balance between worldly enjoyment and divine transcendence.”

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About The Author, Elizabeth Gilbert

Elizabeth Gilbert is my travel writing idol.  She was born in my home state of Connecticut and attended NYU.  Gilbert’s career began with an award-winning short story collection. 

She wrote as a journalist for publications such as Spin, GQ, and The New York Times Magazine.  Today, Gilbert is a bestselling author who lives in NYC and New Jersey.  Read more about Elizabeth Gilbert.

More Books By Elizabeth Gilbert:

I do not read as much nonfiction as I should, but Elizabeth Gilbert is one of my favorite motivational authors.  Check out these books that you may also enjoy by Elizabeth Gilbert.

If you love Eat Love Pray by Elizabeth Gilbert try, City of Girls
If you love Eat Love Pray by Elizabeth Gilbert try, Big Magic
If you love Eat Love Pray by Elizabeth Gilbert try, The Signature of All Things
If you love Eat Love Pray by Elizabeth Gilbert try, Committed

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Looking for more inspirational travel writers?  Find Gilbert along with Anthony Bourdain and Bill Bryson on TUL’s favorite travel writers book list.

Books About & Set In Indonesia

Traveling to Indonesia? Don’t miss this Indonesian reading list before you head out. Find Indonesian authors and books set across Indonesia.

Books About & Set In Italy

You cannot head to Italy without reading Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat, Pray, Love. If you want to learn more about Rome and Naples, our books set in Italy reading list is for you.

India-Set Novels To Read

Head to India with these books set in and about India. You’ll find Gilbert’s book on this list, too.

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Looking to travel via your armchair or deciding where to head next? Don’t miss these books set around Europe to inspire your travels. Find more books set in Italy along with European countries like France, England, Lithuania, and Scotland.