Deeply honored to be speaking tonight in New York City with the great and passionate Isabel Allende, at the 92nd St. Y.

I've been a fan and admirer of Ms. Allende for years, and I can't wait to meet her…in just a few moments!

And for those who haven't seen this already, please watch her dazzling TED talk — about writing, about women, about fashion tips from Sophia Loren, and of course, about passion:


Isabel Allende: Tales of passion Author and activist Isabel Allende discusses women, creativity, the definition of feminism — and, of course, passion — in this talk. TEDTalks i…

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