PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Some books sell well, but very few break through the way Eat, Pray, Love did.

How’s this for impressive? 187 weeks on The New York Times bestseller list; a major movie starring Julia Roberts and a personal contentment she never knew.

The book Eat, Pray, Love turned into a phenomenon, when it was released in 2006 and nobody was more surprised than the woman who wrote it, Elizabeth Gilbert.

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Gilbert’s follow up book, Committed, focuses on marriage, an institution, she says, she’s made her peace with in a successful relationship.

She’ll be speaking Monday night in the Philadelphia speaker series, at the Kimmel Center, sponsored by Widener University, presented by KYW Newsradio.

Reported By Wally Kennedy, KYW Newsradio 1060

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