Elizabeth Gilbert

6 articles

Gotta Dance!

Frankie Manning was the greatest swing dancer alive. Then the world forgot about him.


The Last American Man

At age 17, Eustace Conway moved into the North Carolina woods. He hasn’t compromised since.


Interview: Elizabeth Gilbert

“There’s a lot of disorder that comes along with wanting to know everything and wanting to try everything and wanting to experience everything, but there’s a lot of knowledge that comes out of it too.”


The Muse of the Coyote Ugly Saloon

Adventures in bartending.


Long Day's Journey

Two weeks spent walking across Provence.

There is something about entering an ancient town on foot that's radically different from entering the same place by car. Keep in mind that these old French towns were all designed by people on foot for people on foot. So when you walk in, you're approaching the place as it was intended to be approached—slowly and naturally, the way Dorothy came upon Oz (spires rising in the distance, a sense of mounting mystery: What kind of city will this be?).


The Ghost

A profile of Hank Williams III.