A celebrated writer pens an irresistible, candid, and eloquent account of her pursuit of worldly pleasure, spiritual devotion, and what she really ...Show synopsisA celebrated writer pens an irresistible, candid, and eloquent account of her pursuit of worldly pleasure, spiritual devotion, and what she really wanted out of life.Hide synopsis
This Memoire actually had Me re~thinking My Life.Such a Truth of Adventures.Loss Choices,now non~Ambulatory.So Easy to go to Italy?No.Love Language,cannot go out of Country for "sitting" too Long.If had this book during "Gap Year",would have gone.Post Haste.This is a book to advise Not Waiting.I personally enjoyed"Groceries",the name from "Richard" in TX@Ashram.Film leaves much out.Probably,to keep a lower Rating.Javier Bardem is/was Magic.The Ms.J.Roberts' laugh?Best one ever heard.Love Both~Book,Film.Speaks to Soul.
Gilbert is too self-absorbed and whiny! It's hard to feel empathy with someone who can spend a whole year traveling to exotic locations to get in touch with herself. If she were poor, raising a family, with a 9 to 5 job, and older parents to take care of she wouldn't have time to bemoan how it sucks to be her.
Seeing Julia Roberts in the preview for this film reminds me that when I see her in a film, I kind of find myself thinking "Oh, there's Julia Roberts acting like she's acting like someone else, but she's still Julia Roberts to me." Know what I mean? She's just a celebrity that it's hard to fully accept ...
I loved this book. Bought a dozen copies for all my friends and relatives. Even gave it to my ex-wife.
Recently, I read the sequel ("Committed"). I felt a little sorry for the author. It was clear from reading it that she was pressed to write it by her publishers... With such a huge success for ...
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