No matter how bitter we become after divorce and heartbreak, we keep coupling. Author Elizabeth Gilbert went from stubbornly single globetrotting queen of anti-matrimony in her bestseller Eat, Pray, Love to the lady with a gold ring on her finger in her most recent work Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage.
Gilbert will be on-hand to discuss and sign the follow-up to her smash hit. It's exceedingly likely that my greatest success is behind me, says Gilbert at the 2009 TED conference. Thats the kind of thought that could lead a person to start drinking gin at nine o'clock in the morning.
Put the bottle down, Liz. Committed just hit number one on the New York Times bestseller list.
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Fri., Feb. 5, 6:30 p.m., 2010