Readers of all ages and walks of life have drawn inspiration from Elizabeth Gilbert. Now, this beloved author digs deep into her own life to share her wisdom and unique perspective about creativity. With profound empathy and generosity, she ponders the mysterious nature of inspiration, asking us to embrace our curiosity, tackle what we most love and face down what we most fear. Whether we are looking to create art, address challenges in our work, give ourselves permission to embark on a dream long deferred, or simply to infuse our everyday lives with more mindfulness and passion, big magic cracks open a world of wonder and joy.
About the Author
Elizabeth Gilbert is the number one new york times bestselling author of eat pray love and several other internationally bestselling books of fiction and nonfiction. Gilbert began her career writing for Harper's Bazaar, Spin, The New York Times Magazine and GQ and was a three-time finalist for the 'National Magazine Award'. Her story collection pilgrims was a finalist for the 'PEN / Hemingway Award', the last American man was a finalist for both the National book award and the National book critics circle award. The follow-up memoir committed became an instant number OneNew York Times bestseller. Gilberts short fiction has appeared in Esquire, Story, One Story and the Paris Review. Her latest novel, the signature of all things, was named a best book of 2013 by The New York Times and was longlisted for the baileys women's prize for fiction and shortlisted for the wellcome book prize.