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My Anna, A Love Story by J.G. Rothberg. A Novel of Free Love, Sex, Betrayal Art & Andy Warhol

(Suggested For Mature Readers) My Anna, A Love Story, the new Romance  novel by J. G. Rothberg, is the erotically charged life of Anna and her lovers, Nick and Ethan, set against a backdrop of Andy Warhol, his art and his entourage. Anna is a romantic who, as she tells it, grew up with Warhol in Pittsburgh Pa, went to elementary and high school with the artist and lived two doors away. 


Anna and Andy didn’t see each other once she became pregnant at sixteen. When she gave birth, the baby was sold for adoption by Anna’s parents. With this life event gnawing at her every turn as an adult, she nevertheless /p>


brims with excited anticipation as the book opens with a Warhol art exhibit of his famous Campbell Soup Can paintings.

But blissful anticipation morphs into betrayal, drugs and gratuitous sex. Andy Warhol shuns her, never to publicly recognize her. Lustful and vengeful, Anna adopts the look and personae of the deceased Marilyn Monroe. Anna the enigmatic young woman as Marilyn descends slowly into an abyss of ingenuousness, as tragedy waits.

TThe story of Anna Serena begins during the Camelot years of the JFK presidency, and ends with his assassination. My Anna, A Love Story is a tale about desire and the unpredictability of life forces.



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(New York) "Love Song for Montana Greene" the explosive novel by J.G. Rothberg, is a wild ride through the world of Kabbalah, Romance, and Mystery, and a sizzling new page-turner suspense book. When Montana Greene is about to return to New York from Prague where he has just completed studies for a Ph.D in Mysticism and Kabbalah he receives a phone call from the U.S. embassy informing him that his old professor was murdered the night before, and he is a suspect.

Montana sets out on a quest with his friend and student of Kabbalah, the celebrated Metropolitan Opera singer Miki Bel-Hart, on a danger-laden trek to unlock clues Montana’s professor scribbled with his own blood moments before his death. 


The protagonists embark on the terrifying investigation of Kabbalah’s great mysteries, and the myth of the Golem of Prague; and unknown to them, a search for a vital antidote that will save Montana from gruesome death.


This bone chilling, mystery thriller leads Montana and Miki on perilous travels through France, Spain and Germany, just a step ahead of violent goons, seeking to unravel these same clues.  


“Love Song for Montana Greene” by J. G. Rothberg creates a chilling thriller, merging murder mystery with mystical writings, collected from more than 3,000 years of religious and literary history, while leaving readers captivated from the first to the very last page. On Sale Now.  



From the Web Press:

On Deadspin: A.J. Daulerio's Insightful and Delicious Salute to Circus Magazine. A Love Letter To Circus, The Magazine That Made Me Dirty



The first magazine subscription I ever had was to this tawdry rock magazine, filled with sweaty images of heavy metal heroes, which completely ruined my obsession with sports. It was a Christmas gift from my parents. They regretted it soon after, when in January 1984, my posters of Moses Malone and Mike Schmidt were soon surrounded by crude cut-outs of a bleeding Mick Mars, an assless-chapped Chris Holmes, and George Lynch. My parents were concerned, mind you, as many parents were  ... Read More ...


Running Away

With the Circus
An Oral History
of Circus Magazine

By Steven Ward

Circus, 1969


Rolling Stone is not the only rock magazine still publishing today that was founded in the late '60s; believe it or not, Circus magazine has appeared on newsstands, unabated, since 1968. And like Jann Wenner at Rolling Stone, Circus Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Gerald Rothberg is still at the helm. Rothberg actually started Circus in 1966, under the title, Hullabaloo. In the almost 40 years since, Circus has been many different kinds of music publication. It started out as a general interest rock magazine, running stories on classic rockers such as the Doors, Genesis, and Grand Funk Railroad. Later, Rothberg realized ... Read More ...



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