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 …

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 …

Why The Pick-Up Artist Community Could Be Good For Veterans With PTSD

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[Note: With the publication of my newest book, Civilianized, which includes stories of veterans with PTSD, and Pick-up Artists, I thought the following post might be appropriate.] Pick-Up Artists AND Veterans? What’s the deal? The chaotic and disturbing ordeal that US military veterans went through during the recent wars has left a sizeable portion of them in a harrowing state of trauma and shock. …

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

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This is a partial clip from my C-Span BookTV interview. The talk took place at Porter Square books in Cambridge, and it was a talk about my newest book Civilianized: A Young Veteran’s Memoir, a book about my return home from the Iraq War. In this clip I discuss soldiers who chase after awards and also that pesky question “how do …

Civilianized: A Young Veteran’s Memoir: Publicity Round UP

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Here’s a round up of some of the publicity that my newest book: Civilianized: A Young Veteran’s Memoir, has received so far. It’s a hard, sometimes difficult, tedious task, promoting and marketing a book, but it’s an important topic that I think has the opportunity to help a lot of veterans, so I’m going to keep trucking away… Kate Tuttle, …