WATCH A LIVE STREAM OF THIS READING: Tickets for the Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series event featuring Elizabeth Gilbert are sold out – but Inprint will be live streaming it! Watch the reading live on the Inprint website here on Monday, November 11, 7:30 pm CST. The video of the reading will NOT be available afterwards, so if you do not have a ticket to be in the theatre on November 11, tune in to the Inprint website for this exclusive opportunity.
Reading followed by an on-stage interview – conducted by Houston author Chris Cander.
To order books by Elizabeth Gilbert at a discount click here. Please note that Elizabeth Gilbert will NOT be participating in a book signing, but signed copies of City of Girls will be available for sale at the reading from Brazos Bookstore.
To submit questions for Elizabeth Gilbert that may become part of the onstage interview, click here.
For more information about the 2019/2020 Inprint Margarett Root Brown Series click here. For a map with the parking locations click here.
ELIZABETH GILBERT’s “prose is fueled by a mix of intelligence, wit, and colloquial exuberance that is close to irresistible” (The New York Times Book Review). Her work has been a finalist for the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the PEN/Hemingway Award. Gilbert is best known for her memoir Eat Pray Love – “a wonderful book, brilliant and personal, rich in spiritual insight” (Anne Lamott) – following a difficult divorce and travels through Italy, India, and Indonesia. Translated into more than 30 languages, the book was an international bestseller, with more than 12 million copies sold worldwide. Her novel The Signature of All Things, “a masterly tale of overflowing sensual and scientific enthusiasms in the nineteenth century” (Time), was named a best book of 2013 by The New York Times, O: The Oprah Magazine, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, and The New Yorker. She comes to Houston to read from City of Girls, her new novel set in the golden age of the theatre world in 1940s New York City that “embraces…the power of a woman breaking from a traditional path” and is “loaded with humor and insight” (Newsday). Gilbert wears many hats – “bestselling writer, matron saint of divorced women, modern symbol of follow-your-bliss wisdom” (Cosmopolitan) – and according to Jennifer Egan, “if a more likable writer than Gilbert is currently in print, I haven’t found him or her.”