From 'Eat Pray Love' to 'Big Magic' Ten years ago, Elizabeth Gilbert’s life changed almost overnight when her book Eat Pray Love came out. Gilbert’s bestselling memoir about her post-divorce travels to Italy, India and Indonesia sold more than 10 million copies. It’s been translated into 30 languages and was made into a movie starring Julia Roberts. It turned Gilbert into a literary celebrity. And suddenly, a lot of people were asking her for advice. So now, she’s written a guide to living a creative, fulfilling life.
Revisiting showrunner Steven Bochco on his memoir Steven Bochco, the writer-producer behind record-breaking Emmy winners Hill Street Blues, LA Law and NYPD Blue, fought battles with everyone from out-of-control actors to network censors in his long career. He isn’t afraid to tell those tales in his memoir, Truth Is a Total Defense. This week we revisit the conversation where he shared some of his favorite stories with us.
Morgan Parker: There Are More Beautiful Things than Beyoncé Morgan Parker says that the poems in her book There Are Things More Beautiful than Beyoncé take a stand against the clichés of the dominant culture.
In 'Speechless,' Scott Silveri combines comedy, family & disability Scott Silveri has written and produced sitcoms for more than 20 years. In all that time, he never encountered a TV family that looked anything like the one he grew up in -- with a mom, a dad...and a brother with cerebral palsy. He changed that with his show Speechless on ABC. Silveri tells us about looking to his own past for stories, and why he was determined to make a family comedy and not just a "disability show."