Michael Ian Black

Noted actor, comedian, author (of books for children and adults) Michael Ian Black pays Seattle and Town Hall this virtual visit for his engaging, instructive new book, A Better Man: A (Mostly Serious) Letter to My Son (Algonquin). “I think about the subject matter of Michael Ian Black's new book all the time. As a parent of both boys and girls, I find myself rebuffing the gender-based cultural assumptions that are foisted on them more frequently than I could have ever imagined. Thank you Michael Ian Black for challenging society's antiquated approach to raising boys, and deepening the conversation about what we actually want for our kids. Sir, you are a good egg.”—Samantha Bee.

“Obviously, Michael Ian Black can be funny, but who knew he could write something so raw, intimate, and true? A Better Man cracked me wide open, and it’s a template for the conversation we need to be having with our boys. So, if you have a son, are a son, or know anyone who has ever been a son, just . . . please, read this book.”—Peggy Orenstein.

Presented by Town Hall Arts & Culture in partnership with Elliott Bay Book Company.


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ISBN: 9781616209117
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Algonquin Books - September 15th, 2020

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 6:00pm
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