The Last American Man


by Elizabeth Gilbert

Eustace Conway is not like any man you know. He’s got perfect vision, perfect balance, perfect reflexes and travels through life with perfect equanimity. He is smart and fearless and believes he can do anything he sets his mind to - like saving America.

Read this article, it’s amazing, and the book is amazing too. Elizabeth Gilbert’s journalism made me want to go into writing, which is why it’s been hard to see Eat Pray Love become such a monster that people think it’s the only book she ever wrote.