The instant #1 New York Times bestseller—the path to the vibrant, fulfilling life you’ve dreamed of.
Readers of all ages and walks of life have drawn inspiration and empowerment from Elizabeth Gilbert’s books for years. Now this beloved author digs deep into her own generative process to share her wisdom and unique perspective about creativity. With profound empathy and radiant generosity, she offers powerful insights into the mysterious nature of inspiration. She asks us to embrace our curiosity and to let go of needless suffering. She shows us how to tackle what we most love (and how to face down what we most fear). She discusses the attitudes, approaches, and habits that are needed in order to live our most creative lives. Balancing between soulful spirituality and cheerful pragmatism, Gilbert encourages us uncover the strange jewels that are hidden within each of us. Whether we are looking to write a book, or to make art, or to find new ways to address challenges in our work, or to 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.
Reviews and Endorsements:
“Big Magic is a celebration of a creative life…Gilbert’s love of creativity is infectious, and there’s a lot of great advice in this sunny book.”—The Washington Post
“A must read for anyone hoping to live a creative life…I dare you not to be inspired to be brave, to be free, and to be curious.”—PopSugar
“A lucid and luminous inquiry into the relationship between human beings and the mysteries of the creative experience…What makes her book so immensely helpful is precisely its lived and living nature…wholly electrifying.”—Brainpickings
About the Author:
Elizabeth Gilbert is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Magic, Eat Pray Love and several other internationally bestselling books. Gilbert has been a finalist for the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the PEN/Hemingway Award. Her latest novel, The Signature of All Things, was named a Best Book of 2013 by The New York Times, O Magazine, The Washington Post, and The New Yorker.