Why Elizabeth Gilbert Disappeared & What She Came Back to Say
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Part Two of our gorgeous conversation with Elizabeth Gilbert:

1. Liz describes Rayya’s death as “a fist fight”–and how Rayya went out swinging.

2. In the wake of Rayya’s death, how Liz grieved, and what helped.

3. Liz’s spiritual practices: communing with a higher power, her recovery community, and starting over.


About Elizabeth: 

Elizabeth Gilbert is author of the international bestseller, EAT PRAY LOVE, which has been translated into over thirty languages, and sold over 12 million copies worldwide. The book became so popular that Time Magazine named Elizabeth as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. In 2010, Elizabeth published a follow-up to EAT PRAY LOVE called COMMITTED—an instant a #1 New York Times Bestseller, as well as BIG MAGIC: CREATIVE LIVING BEYOND FEAR. She is author of two novels: THE SIGNATURE OF ALL THINGS, and CITY OF GIRLS. And she is the creator of the Onward Book Club, which takes place on her Instagram via a live chat, as a way of spotlighting, studying, and celebrating the work of Black women authors. 


Elizabeth divides her time between New York City, rural New Jersey, and everywhere else.


TW: @GilbertLiz

IG: @elizabeth_gilbert_writer

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