Updated Bio – Author: Michael Anthony

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I recently updated my bio on the blog, features a bit more detail on what I’ve been up to if you’re interested: Michael Anthony is the author of the acclaimed and award-winning memoirs Civilianized: A Young Veteran’s Memoir and Mass Casualties: A Young Medic’s True Story of Death, Deception, and Dishonor in Iraq. Michael’s writing has been described as: “strong … and starkly honest…”–Publisher’s …

Massachusetts Veteran Pens Dark Humored Post-War Memoir

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Civilianized: A Young Veteran’s Memoir In this dark humored War Memoir, Iraq veteran Michael Anthony discusses his return from war and how he defeated his PTSD. Civilianized is a must read for any veteran, or anyone who knows a veteran, who has returned from war and suffered through Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). “An intense memoir.” -Kirkus “A must read.” -Colby …

School Library Journal Review of Veteran’s PTSD Memoir

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A recent review from the School Library Journal regarding Civilianized: “Teens who have grown up witnessing America’s involvement in wars and who may know veterans who experienced warfare firsthand will be drawn to this raw, unsentimental memoir. Upon returning home, Anthony-who spent the previous year in Iraq assisting doctors during surgery in a combat support hospital-realizes that he misses the …

Civilianized: A Young Veteran’s Memoir – WON!! the 2017 Massachusetts Bay One Book Award

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Cool News. My newest book Civilianized: A Young Veteran’s Memoir, won the 2017 Massachusetts Bay One Book Award. Comes with a few speaking engagements, and a little money, but the coolest part is that all freshman at Mass Bay College in Fall 2017 / Spring 2018 will have to read Civilianized. They also buy copies for all faculty and staff …

A Dark Humored Post-War Memoir

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Civilianized: A Young Veteran’s Memoir In this dark humored War Memoir, Iraq veteran Michael Anthony discusses his return from war and how he defeated his PTSD. Civilianized is a must read for any veteran, or anyone who knows a veteran, who has returned from war and suffered through Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). “An intense memoir.” -Kirkus “A must read.” -Colby …

PTSD Treatment and Symptoms in Veterans

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Are you or do you know of anyone suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)? Another name for this condition is combat stress or shell shock, which is often the consequence of a life-threatening event or severe trauma. Shock is a natural reaction of the body and mind when subjected to extreme pressure; however, PTSD happens when your nervous system remains …

Civilianized: A Young Veteran’s Memoir – BookTube Review – Roya Eve Reads

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Been on a bit of a BookTube tour lately, set up by my great assistant Stephanie. She’s found some amazing BookTubers who were willing to give Civilianized: A Young Veteran’s memoir, a chance to be reviewed on their channels. Here’s the latest review by Roya Timmo, who blogs under her BookTube channel Roya Eve Reads. Civilianized: A Young Veteran’s Memoir …

C-Span BookTV Interview – Michael Anthony talks about ‘Soldiers Earning Awards,’ and saying ‘Thank You For Your Service.’

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A few months ago I had an interview appear on C-Span BookTV . In the interview I talked about my newest book Civilianized: A Young Veteran’s Memoir, (“[D]ark humored…” Kirkus, “A must read.” – Colby Buzzell) a memoir about my return home from the Iraq war. In this clip I discuss soldiers who chase after awards and also that pesky question “how …

The Complete History of Pick-Up Artists (PUA’s) in America

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[Note: Since the publication of my newest book, Civilianized, many of you have sent emails asking for this blog post, so here it is.] It’s no big secret that men’s and women’s brains are wired differently, but that clearly hasn’t deterred many a man from trying to understand certain key processes of a woman’s mind, specifically the parts of it …