Michael Moore is an Academy-Award winning filmmaker and best-selling author
My publisher has put together the first batch of dates for my book tour which begins this Tuesday, September 13, in New York City. If you're in the neighborhood, come be part of my very first reading and signing at Barnes & Noble in Union Square at 7:00pm. C-Span will be there to tape it and I'll be there to say a few words before we commence with the literary portion of the evening.
Unfortunately, I won't be able to visit most of the 20,000 bookstores in the country, so I've set up a cool way for you to get an autographed copy of HERE COMES TROUBLE.
I live in northern Michigan where the economy has been the worst in the country. So I've decided to do my part and help out my neighbors by having my three favorite independent bookstores up here be the place where you can get an autographed first edition copy of my book shipped to you. In return, these local indie stores have agreed to donate $5 from every book sold to the local nonprofit arthouse, the State Theatre of Traverse City. I organized the restoration drive of this historic movie palace and opened it for the community in 2007.
All you have to do is click here to buy a signed first edition (there's no extra fee for this, just the normal retail price of the book plus shipping) and it will take you to either McLean & Eakin Booksellers in Petoskey, MI, Brilliant Books in Suttons Bay, or Saturn Booksellers in Gaylord. In doing so, you'll not only be helping out the good people where I live, you'll also be taking a stand for independent bookstores.
Here are the first dates they've announced for my book tour (more dates to be added later):
Tuesday, September 13 - NEW YORK CITY
Barnes & Noble-Union Square, 7:00pm
Thursday, September 15 - BOSTON, MA
Bunker Hill Community College, Health & Wellness Center Gymnasium, 6:00pm
Friday, September 16 - SAN FRANCISCO, CA
National Nurses United Awards Dinner
San Francisco Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Ballroom, 6:00pm (nurses union members only)
Saturday, September 17 - SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Books, Inc. in Opera Plaza, 2:00pm
Saturday, September 17 - BERKELEY, CA
University of California, Berkeley, Wheeler Auditorium, 8:00pm
Sunday, September 18 - VANCOUVER, BC
Vancouver International Writers Festival, Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage, 7:30pm
Monday, September 19 - SEATTLE, WA
Neptune Theater, 7:30pm
Tuesday, September 20 - LOS ANGELES, CA
UCLA, Royce Hall Auditorium, 8:00pm
Thursday, September 22 - LOS ANGELES, CA
Writers Bloc, Writers Guild Theater, 7:30pm
Friday, September 30th - WASHINGTON, DC
Georgetown University, Gaston Hall, 3:00pm
Saturday, October 1 - FREDERICK, MD
Weinberg Center for the Arts, 7:00pm
Sunday, October 2 - WASHINGTON, DC
Politics and Prose, Sixth & I Synagogue, 5:00pm
Tuesday, October 4 - NASHVILLE, TN
Vanderbilt University, Langford Auditorium, 7:00pm
Saturday, October 29 - NEVADA CITY, CA
Benefit for KVMR Community Radio (location TBD)
Monday, November 14 - HARTFORD, CT
The Mark Twain House & Museum benefit (location TBD)
Tuesday, November 15 - NEW YORK CITY
92nd Street Y, 8:00pm
Sunday, November 20 - MIAMI, FL
Miami Book Fair International
Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus, Chapman Conference Center, 5:00pm
December: State of Michigan Tour (dates and locations coming soon)
If you don't see your city yet, don't worry -- more will be added later. Remember -- each book sold at the above events will result in 50% of my royalties for those books being donated to the local libraries. I hope to see you as I criss-cross the country. Thank you for your support. And enjoy the book!
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