Award-winning filmmaker Michael Moore will be in New York City next month, signing copies of his unconventionally structured autobiography, “Here Comes Trouble” which will be released September 13, 2011.
Moore is three-time bestselling author, political commentator and Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker. His 2002 film Bowling for Columbine won the Academy Award for Documentary Feature, France’s César Award for Best Foreign Film and the Anniversary Prize at Cannes in 2002. His 2004 documentary Fahrenheit 9/11 is the highest-grossing documentary of all time and was awarded the Palme d’Or at Cannes that year. His other docs include Capitalism: A Love Story, Sicko, and Slacker Uprising, which was released by Moore as a free download online in the US and Canada. His book “Stupid White Men” hit #1 on national bestseller list. “Downsize This!” spent a month on the New York Times bestseller list and “Dude, Where’s My Country?” became a #1 bestseller on the New York Times inside of three weeks. His body of work has the effect of being at once empowering and profoundly depressing.
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Book Signing Event
9/13/11 7:00 PM
Barnes & Noble
New York, NY.
From the Publisher
“I had an unusually large-sized head, though this was not uncommon for a baby in the Midwest. The craniums in our part of the country were designed to leave a little extra room for the brain to grow in case one day we found ourselves exposed to something we didn’t understand, like a foreign language, or a salad.”
Michael Moore-Oscar-winning filmmaker, bestselling author, the nation’s unofficial provocateur laureate-is back, this time taking on an entirely new role, that of his own meta-Forrest Gump.
Breaking the autobiographical mode, he presents twenty-four far-ranging, irreverent, and stranger-than-fiction vignettes from his own early life. One moment he’s an eleven-year-old boy lost in the Senate and found by Bobby Kennedy; and in the next, he’s inside the Bitburg cemetery with a dazed and confused Ronald Reagan. Fast-forwarding to 2003, he stuns the world by uttering the words “We live in fictitious times… with a fictitious president” in place of the expected “I’d like to thank the Academy.”
And none of that even comes close to the night the friendly priest at the seminary decides to show him how to perform his own exorcism.
Capturing the zeitgeist of the past fifty years, yet deeply personal and unflinchingly honest, HERE COMES TROUBLE takes readers on an unforgettable, take-no-prisoners ride through the life and times of Michael Moore. No one will come away from this book without a sense of surprise about the Michael Moore most of us didn’t know. Alternately funny, eye-opening, and moving, it’s a book he has been writing-and living-his entire life.
I love this man, he’s one of the few people willing to truly speak out about what is really going on in this country.