Robert Atwan, the founder of The Best American Essays series, picks the 10 best essays of the postwar period in Publishers Weekly. Mailer’s “The White Negro” is number two.
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From Publishers Weekly: Famously edgy illustrated book publisher Taschen is about to release its biggest project since GOAT, the $5,000 homage to Muhammad Ali it published in 2004. Next month, Norman Mailer, MoonFire: The Epic Journey of Apollo 11 will go on sale for $1,000. The 350-page slipcased hardcover will be Mailer’s first posthumously published book, and [...]
In today’s Publishers Weekly, Edward Nawotka discusses the legacy of Norman Mailer and Larry Schiller’s mission to keep it alive. “Keeping the Mailer Spirit Alive” looks at Schiller’s efforts in this area: launching the Norman Mailer Writing Awards, organizing the Norman Mailer Writers Colony, and enticing publishers to reissue or repackage some of Mailer’s lesser known [...]