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OneBook Author Gives Reading
The OneBook Project is a college-wide initiative that invites students, faculty, staff and members of the outside community to read a common text and engage in discussions around that text. The goal is to create an interdisciplinary learning community that explores issues relevant to the text and our community. This year, MassBay will be awarding a prize to a regional author whose work connects to the mission of the OneBook Project.
2017-2018 OneBook — Civilianized: A Young Veteran’s Memoir
Michael Anthony will give a talk on Thursday, Nov. 2nd at 11am in the MassBay Library Atrium. He will give a talk in the evening at 7pm at the Wellesley Free Library. He will be available to sign books.
Michael Anthony is a veteran, essayist, and memoirist. He has an MFA in creative writing from Lesley University and is the author of Mass Casualties: A Young Medic’s True story of Death, Deception, and Dishonor in Iraq (2009) and Civilianized: A Young Veteran’s Memoir (2016). He has written for the Washington Post blog, the Business Insider blog, as well as several others, including a year-long stint as a feature writer and editor of the “War and Veterans” section of the Good Men Project. He lives in Massachusetts with his wife and daughter. You can visit Michael on the web at: MassCasualties.com
This event is part of Wellesley Reads Together at Wellesley library, and this book is the book chosen by MassBay Community College as the OneBook read and shared by the school. OneBook is a nation-wide, annual event.