Neil Patrick Harris

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Neil Patrick Harris

Choose Your Own Autobiography

By Neil Patrick Harris

Crown Archetype, Hardcover, 9780385346993, 294pp.

Publication Date: October 14, 2014

Tired of memoirs that only tell you what "really "happened?
Sick of deeply personal accounts written in the first person? Seeking an exciting, interactive read that puts the u back in aUtobiography ? Then look no further than "Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography" In this revolutionary, Joycean experiment in light celebrity narrative, actor/personality/carbon-based-life-form Neil Patrick Harris lets you, the reader, live his life. You will be born to New Mexico. You will get your big break at an acting camp. You will get into a bizarre confrontation outside a nightclub with actor Scott Caan. Even better, at each critical juncture of your life you will choose how to proceed. You will decide whether to try out for "Doogie Howser, M.D." You will decide whether to spend years struggling with your sexuality. You will decide what kind of caviar you want to eat on board Elton John's yacht.
Choose correctly and you ll find fame, fortune, and true love. Choose incorrectly and you ll find misery, heartbreak, and a hideous death by piranhas. All this, plus magic tricks, cocktail recipes, embarrassing pictures from your time as a child actor, and even a closing song. Yes, if you buy one book this year, congratulations on being above the American average, and make that book "Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography"

About the Author
Neil Patrick Harris is a Tony and Emmy award-winning stage and screen performer, famous for his roles as Barney Stinson in the popular CBS sitcom "How I Met Your Mother" and as the iconic and beloved Doogie Howser, M.D. He s been in many movies, hosted both the Tony and the Emmy Awards multiple times, performed in several Broadway shows, and enjoys the Twitter (follow him at @actuallyNPH). Oh, and he is an accomplished amateur magician on the side. And the father of twins. And he s Dr. Horrible."

Monday, Oct 13, 2014

The actor says he's been able to do a lot of different things in his life, including his role as Doogie Howser. So when he sat down to write a memoir, he made it a "Choose Your Own Adventure." More at

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