“Eat, Pray, Love felt about as authentic to me as the heroine's "journey" on The Bachelor: Either she triumphed against all odds, or she quietly disappeared. It had to be a certain kind of redemptive narrative for a certain kind of lady at a certain stage in life when perhaps she has taken to wistfully wearing caftans on the beach at dusk while holding a mug of herbal tea. I am not making fun of this lady. I don't believe this lady really exists.”

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