Michael J. Fox On-Demand Event Recording

Fri. Nov 19, 2021 at 8:00pm EST
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353 days away
$0.00 - $36.00
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Michael J. Fox On-Demand Event Recording

THIS IS THE RECORDING OF THE ORIGINAL EVENT (recorded on Thu., November 19, 2020). 


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Book Fest In Your Living Room Presents


Michael J. Fox, No Time Like the Future: An Optimist Considers Mortality


In Conversation with Harlan Coben, New York Times Bestselling Author


ZOOM Webinar Author Talk + Q & A


From renowned actor and advocate Michael J. Fox comes a moving account of resilience, hope, fear and mortality, and how these things resonate in our lives. The entire world knows Michael J. Fox as Marty McFly, the teenage sidekick of Doc Brown in Back to the Future; as Alex P. Keaton in Family Ties; as Mike Flaherty in Spin City; and through numerous other movie roles and guest appearances on shows such as The Good Wife and Curb Your Enthusiasm. Diagnosed at age 29, Michael is equally engaged in Parkinson’s advocacy work, raising global awareness of the disease and helping find a cure through The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, the world’s leading non-profit funder of PD science. His two previous bestselling memoirs, Lucky Man and Always Looking Up, dealt with how he came to terms with the illness, all the while exhibiting his iconic optimism. His new memoir reassesses this outlook, as events in the past decade presented additional challenges.


In No Time Like the Future: An Optimist Considers Mortality, Michael shares personal stories and observations about illness and health, aging, the strength of family and friends, and how our perceptions about time affect the way we approach mortality. Thoughtful and moving, but with Fox’s trademark sense of humor, his book provides a vehicle for reflection about our lives, our loves, and our losses.


Running through the narrative is the drama of the medical madness Fox recently experienced, that included his daily negotiations with the Parkinson’s disease he’s had since 1991, and a spinal cord issue that necessitated immediate surgery. His challenge to learn how to walk again, only to suffer a devastating fall, nearly caused him to ditch his trademark optimism and “get out of the lemonade business altogether.”


Does he make it all of the way back? Read the book.


Presented in partnership with the National JCC Literary Consortium


All books include shipping to the US and Canada only. Books will be shipped after the event.


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Event recording for ticket holders will be available 24 hours after the event for a limited time; please email bookfestival@atlantajcc.org if you would like a copy.


On-demand recording of the event may be purchased on this ticketing page after the program.

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