Michael J. Seidlinger “Anybody Home?” Book Launch

Join to celebrate the launch of “Anybody Home?” with authors Michael J. Seidlinger and Eric LaRocca.


Tue, Aug 16, 2022, 7:00 PM EDT
Trident Booksellers & Cafe
338 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02115
Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/book-launch-anybody-home-by-michael-j-seidlinger-tickets-343349446437

About the Author:

MICHAEL J. SEIDLINGER is a Filipino American author of Runaways: A Writer’s DilemmaScream (part of Bloomsbury’s Object Lessons series), and other books. He has written for, among others, Wired, Buzzfeed, Thrillist, Goodreads, The Observer, Polygon, The Believer, and Publishers Weekly. He teaches at Portland State University and has led workshops at Catapult, Kettle Pond Writer’s Conference, and Sarah Lawrence.

About the Book:

What came first, the home or the desire to invade?

A seasoned invader with multiple home invasions under their belt recounts their dark victories while offering tutelage to a new generation of ambitious home invaders eager to make their mark on the annals of criminal history. From initial canvasing to home entry, the reader is complicit in every strangling and shattered window. The fear is inescapable.

Examining the sanctuary of the home and one of the horror genre’s most frightening tropes, Anybody Home? points the camera lens onto the quiet suburbs and its unsuspecting abodes, any of which are potential stages for an invader ambitious enough to make it the scene of the next big crime sensation. Who knows? Their performance just might make it to the silver screen.

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