A Female Author’s Love for the Proudly Sexist Norman Mailer “The one man who has ever made me wish I had a penis is Norman Mailer.”
Barbara Wasserman has been coming to Provincetown for 63 years Thanks to Anne Wood for writing about Barbara Wasserman in Provincetown.
The Village Voice Is Ending Its Weekly Print Edition After more than 60 years, theVillage Voice is shutting down its weekly print edition.
When Mailer and Breslin ran a stunt-filled NYC political campaign They had to be kidding. They weren’t really serious. Were they? Norman Mailer running for mayor of New York?
What Michiko Kakutani’s Departure From the Times Means for Books Coverage At the Times, “she reached a point where she could be eviscerating” of any writer, no matter how powerful, “Mailer being a prime example. People were afraid. I was afraid.”
Are you attending this year’s conference in Sarasota? So is Steve Marcus, an artist who has created several giclee fine art prints inspired by Norman Mailer’s work. He is offering these at a discount to conference attendees, and they are available for purchase now. Steve is even graciously donating part of the proceeds to the Society.…
The Mailer shelf at Powell’s Books in Portland. Thanks to Ron Fried for the photo.
We are pleased to announce the keynote speaker at the 2107 Mailer Society conference will be Colum McCann. An admirer of Mailer’s work, he met Mailer in 2006 in Provincetown, and in 2009 wrote a brilliant introduction to Moonfire, the Taschen edition of Of a Fire on the Moon. He is the author of six…