Death is a Crapshoot book cover, author Maggy Anthony

Death is a Crapshoot

A Hank Faro Mystery Reno in 1949 was a hot town, legal gambling, quickie divorces, and legal prostitution just up the road. Gangsters there were, but keeping a low profile, until, from the past, from Detroit, come some guys to stir up the pot. It takes all Hank Faro’s resources as a small town P.I. …

Impossibly Blonde book cover, author Maggy Anthony

Impossibly Blonde

The Genesis of a Play in the Death and Funeral of Marilyn Monroe Hollywood icon, sex goddess, glamour queen, complex, scared and vulnerable young woman, Marilyn Monroe offered a variety of faces to the world before she died. To imagine how Marilyn might have matured into wise, graceful and gorgeous old age, author and playwright …

Landscape of Desire book cover, author Maggy Anthony

Landscape of Desire

Desire has a landscape of its own that knows no boundaries, but is colored by its geography. Desire between two, (or even three!) can be found all over the world. But perhaps there are certain places on the globe that stimulate desire, and certainly leave their own particular imprint on the relationship. In this book …

Jung's Circle of Women book cover, author Maggy Anthony

Jung’s Circle of Women

From C. G. Jung’s mother Emilie Preiswerk Jung, to his wife Emma Jung, from the early days in Zurich, to a consideration of the Valkyries themselves in their own work, Maggy Anthony presents a lucid and highly readable analysis of this group of women who were not only influenced by Jung but who proved to …

Critical Mask article cover, author Maggy Anthony

Critical Mask

Copyright © 2007 Maggy Anthony All rights reserved. The first nuclear blast took place not in the deserts of New Mexico, but in the halls of the Paris Exposition of 1900. It was an explosion that tore through the fabric of Western Christian artistic sensibility that had its hold on the world for the past two …

Martha Graham, A Dance of Death and Life article cover, author Maggy Anthony

Martha Graham: A Dance of Death and Life

Copyright © 2008 by Maggy Anthony All rights reserved. “‘I don’t know what keeps her going’. Nothing did… She didn’t keep going. She barely existed. Martha went into hell.”1 This would seem to have heralded the end of Martha Graham, a name synonymous with the modern dance movement of the Twentieth century. And it almost did. …

THE YEAR OF MARILYN

This last few months, as I’ve been preparing for the launch of my new book, “Dark Ritual”, a psychological thriller, and the beginning of teaching classes and lecturing again, I’ve been doing some review of the past years and what I have accomplished, or failed to accomplish at times. And my thoughts went to the …

DESPISE NOT THE ASHES cont’d

Meanwhile, in the midst of all the work at the Institute, the children and I continued our exploration of the city of Zurich. As I’ve previously written, I particularly loved the Niederdorf section of the city, which was built from medieval times. The children always begged to be taken to the Grossmunster Cathedral, which was …

DESPISE NOT THE ASHES: A MEMOIR cont’d

Sam and Betty Eisenstein and I became good friends, and Sam began to have a dream of producing the first literary magazine ever at the Institute in Zurich. He worked hard on it, and I contributed a story as did many others, some in the class and some not. It debuted as “Garuda: A Journal …

DESPISE NOT THE ASHES cont’d

In addition to Dr. Hillman’s class, not all the classes took place at the Institute. One of what turned out to be my favorite classes was the class on Sandplay, given by Frau Dora Kalff, the “inventor” of it, at her house in Zollikon. I had to take the train to get there, a short …