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Marianne Williamson is an internationally acclaimed author and lecturer. She has published ten books, five of which -- including her newest The Age of Miracles: Embracing the New Midlife -- have been New York Times
Bestsellers. Her first book, A Return to Love, spent
35 weeks in the #1 slot on the New York Times Bestsellers list and is considered a classic must-read of the new spirituality.



Marianne's other books include Everyday Grace, A Woman's Worth, Illuminata, Healing the Soul of America,
The Gift of Change and Emma and Mommy Talk to God.



Marianne hosts a daily Course in Miracles radio
program on Oprah and Friends network
XM radio 156.



Marianne has been a popular guest on television programs
such as Oprah, Larry King Live, Good Morning America, Charlie Rose and The Big
Idea with Donny Deutsch.



Marianne is a native of Houston, Texas.
In 1989, she founded Project Angel Food, a meals-on-wheels program that serves
homebound people with AIDS in the Los
Angeles area. Today, Project Angel Food serves over
1,000 people daily. Marianne also co-founded The Peace Alliance, a grass roots
campaign supporting legislation currently before Congress to establish a U. S.
Department of Peace.



In December 2006, a NEWSWEEK magazine poll named Marianne
Williamson one of the fifty most influential baby boomers.

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