Letters

Lennon on Books Podcast

The New York Review of Books just published a recent Podcast interview with J. Michael Lennon about Mailer’s letters. In the way of an introduction, they write: J. Michael Lennon, who is at work on an authorized biography of Norman Mailer, speaks with Sasha Weiss about Mailer’s letters and what they reveal about his ambitions,…

Letters

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…

Letters

Letters…

The January 2009 issue of Playboy contains 27 previously unpublished Mailer letters, focusing mainly on film, actors and celebrity.  Some of the recipients are Marlon Brando, Lillian Ross, James Baldwin, Truman Capote, Gordon Lish, Henry Miller, Jimmy Breslin, Jack Abbott and Gore Vidal.  The letters were edited by J.  Michael Lennon. An additional selection of…