POSTPONED. Book Soup presents Glennon Doyle discussing her new book Untamed
EVENT UPDATE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED.
We are very sorry for the postponement and hope to have a rescheduled date announced, as soon as possible. Eventbrite tickets for the previously scheduled Wednesday, March 18 event at the First Congregational of Los Angeles will be honored at the later date. As noted below, all event tickets included a signed copy of UNTAMED.
Ticket holders who would like to hold on to their ticket for the rescheduled date are welcome to pick up their signed copy of UNTAMED by Glennon Doyle at Book Soup. Please reach out to us anytime between Thursday, March 12th and Wednesday, March 18th to put your book on hold for pick up. If you would like your book to be shipped to you please email or call us at 310-659-3110 with the request. We will let you know shipping rates and arrange for it to be shipped to you.
If you prefer to not hold on to your ticket and would instead like a refund, please request the refund through Eventbrite. Refunds will be accepted through the site up to Tuesday, March 17th. You are also welcome to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to make the refund request.
In her most revealing and powerful book yet, the beloved activist, speaker, and author of the bestselling sensations Love Warrior and Carry On, Warrior explores the joy and peace we discover when we stop striving to meet the expectations of the world, and start trusting the voice deep within us.
"Untamed will liberate women--emotionally, spiritually, and physically. I believe Glennon was born to write this book, just this way, at just this moment in history. It is phenomenal."--Elizabeth Gilbert, New York Times bestselling author of City of Girls and Eat Pray Love
This is how you find yourself.
There is a voice of longing inside every woman. We strive so mightily to be good: good mothers, daughters, partners, employees, citizens, and friends. We believe all this striving will make us feel alive. Instead, it leaves us feeling weary, stuck, overwhelmed, and underwhelmed. We look at our lives, relationships, and world, and wonder: Wasn't it all supposed to be more beautiful than this? We quickly silence that question, telling ourselves to be grateful. We hide our simmering discontent--even from ourselves. Until we reach our boiling point.
Four years ago, Glennon Doyle--bestselling Oprah-endorsed author, renowned activist and humanitarian, wife and mother of three--was speaking at a conference when a woman entered the room. Glennon looked at her and fell instantly in love. Three words flooded her mind: There She Is. At first, Glennon assumed these words came to her from on high. Soon she realized that they came to her from within.
Glennon was finally hearing her own voice--the voice that had been silenced by decades of cultural conditioning, numbing addictions, and institutional allegiances. This was the voice of the girl Glennon had been before the world told her who to be. She vowed to never again abandon herself. She decided to build a life of her own--one based on her individual desire, intuition, and imagination. She would reclaim her true, untamed self.
Soulful and uproarious, forceful and tender, Untamed is both a memoir and a galvanizing wake-up call. It offers a piercing, electrifying examination of the restrictive expectations women are issued from birth; shows how hustling to meet those expectations leaves women feeling dissatisfied and lost; and reveals that when we quit abandoning ourselves and instead abandon the world's expectations of us, we become women who can finally look at ourselves and recognize: There She Is.
Untamed shows us how to be brave. As Glennon insists: The braver we are, the luckier we get. (Dial Press)
This ticketed event will take place at First Congregational Church of Los Angeles located at 540 South Commonwealth Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90020.
Doors will open at 6pm. Program starts at 7pm.
Tickets include one entry and one signed copy of Untamed, to be handed out at check in the night of the event. No book signing to follow the talk.
If there are any questions please call Book Soup at (310) 659-3110 or visit us at www.booksoup.com