Elizabeth Gilbert ( born Elizabeth Gilbert ; born July 18, 1969 , Waterbury ) is an American writer.
|Date of Birth||July 18, 1969 (aged 50)|
|Place of Birth||Waterbury|
|Occupation||prose writer, essayist, biographer|
|Language of Works|
The author of the bestselling book " Eat, Pray, Love " ( Eng. Eat, Pray, Love ). Based on this novel, the film “Eat, Pray, Love” was shot with Julia Roberts in the title role. One of the producers was Brad Pitt .
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- 2 Bibliography
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Elizabeth Gilbert was born in Waterbury , Connecticut , in 1969. Her father was a chemical engineer, her mother a nurse. Together with her sister, writer and historian Catherine Gilbert-Murdoch, Elizabeth grew up on a small family Christmas tree growing farm in Litchfield, Connecticut . The family grew up in a region where there are no neighbors, they did not have a TV or even a player. Consequently, they all read a lot, and Gilbert and her sister entertained themselves by writing short stories and plays.
In 1991, Elizabeth received a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of New York , after which she worked as a cook, waitress, and journalist. She wrote short stories about her cooking experience, and also mentioned briefly in her book, The Last American Man (2002).
In 1993, Esquire magazine published the story of Elizabeth Gilbert, “Pilgrims,” under the heading “American Writer's Debut.” She was the first previously unpublished writer to debut on Esquire since Norman Mailer .
This led to continued work as a journalist in various national magazines, including SPIN, GQ, The New York Times Magazine, Allure, Real Simple, Travel + Leisure. As stated in the memoirs “Eat, Pray, Love,” Gilbert has made a career as a highly paid freelance writer.
Her article, The Muse of the Coyote Ugly Saloon, published in GQ Magazine in 1997, is Gilbert’s memoir about the times when she worked as a waitress in the first Ugly Coyote dance bar in East -Village , became the basis for the movie " The Ugly Coyote Bar ."
In 1998, Gilbert also adapted her article from GQ Magazine on the biography of the modern naturalist, Eustace Conway, Doesn't Look Like the Person You've Ever Met, into The Last American Man. The book was nominated for a National Prize in the popular science books section. The Ghost article, a biography of Hank Williams III, published in the GQ magazine in 2000, was included in the 2001 Best American Magazines collection.
It is on the sixth line of the list of 100 most influential spiritual leaders of our time in 2012 according to Watkins' Mind Body Spirit .
In 1994-2002, Elizabeth was married to Michael Cooper. Since January 2007, Gilbert has been married to Jose Nunes. In June 2016, Gilbert and Nunes parted  . On September 7, 2016, Gilbert announced that she was dating her friend Raya Elias, and that this was the reason for her divorce from José Nunes  .
- “Eat, Pray, Love” (“Eat, pray, love”)
- “Legal marriage” (“Commited”)
- "The Last Romantic" ("The Last American Man")
- "Strong men" ("Stern man")
- “The Best Wife” (“Pilgrims”)
- The Origin of All Things
- "Big Magic" ("Big Magic")
- City of Girls
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