Letters on Writing

Today, the Guardian published a selection of Norman Mailer’s letters with notes provided by Mike Lennon.They write:

The first letter was written to his parents when Mailer was still in the army and working on The Naked and the Dead. The second was written to his editor at Little, Brown while he was revising the book. Following this is a letter to Lillian Ross, of The New Yorker. All the letters are in the collection of the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin.