The Signature of All Things, Elizabeth Gilbert

At this meeting, we will be voting on our classic book for the March meetup. Submit your recommendations here:[masked].

Award-winning novelist, memoirist, journalist and biographer Elizabeth Gilbert is best known for her mega-bestseller--and book-club favorite--Eat, Pray, Love. This October, 12 years after her previous novel, Stern Men, Gilbert returns to fiction in The Signature of All Things, a historical novel spanning the 18th and 19th centuries from The Enlightenment to the Industrial Revolution. Alma Whittaker is a science-obsessed follower of Charles Darwin who falls in love with Ambrose Pike, a naturalist and painter who teaches Alma about the spiritual world--in all senses. Just asEat, Pray, Love took Gilbert around the world in a search for meaning, The Signature of All Thingstakes the reader to London, Peru, Philadelphia, Tahiti, Amsterdam and more, following characters as they seek the inner workings of life.

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  • Ashley

    I didn't read the book, but the meeting was lovely as always.

    1 · January 11, 2014

  • Cinda S.

    I really like this group! Focused but friendly conversation. Hope to see you next month!

    1 · January 9, 2014

  • Alistaire

    I do not think I'll be able to read the entire book that fast. Should I come anyway?

    January 2, 2014

    • Dania

      Yes, feel free to come anyway!

      January 2, 2014

    • Alistaire

      Thanks. I'll try.

      January 3, 2014

  • Laura

    I really like the book selections. Looking forward to this winter meeting!

    1 · November 13, 2013

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