Legacy

Jan
27
High Life

High Life

Taki, writing for the Spectator in Australia simultaneously disses the latest “hatchet job” biography of Mailer and gives reasons why
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Jan
25
What Should Readers Make?

What Should Readers Make?

An anonymous writer for The Economist asks “What should readers make of Norman Mailer’s life and work?” and attempts
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Jan
22
Critical Mass: Norman Mailer at 100

Critical Mass: Norman Mailer at 100

With Mailer’s 100 birthday approaching, Philip Martin writes an overview of Mailer’s life and highlights recent publications, arguing:
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Jan
10
Remembering Norman Mailer

Remembering Norman Mailer

In this morning’s San Antonio Express-News, Rafael Castillo pays homage to Mailer for his up-coming centenary. Castillo writes: A
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Jan
10
Fiction for the Ages

Fiction for the Ages

Today's The Ohio Star recommends The Naked and the Dead for its “timeless themes and insight into reality, in addition
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Jan
09
A Literary Sucker Punch

A Literary Sucker Punch

Another not-so-favorable review of Bradford’s new biography of Mailer appears today in The Guardian. Peter Conrad’s subtitle says
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Jan
06
Revisiting Naked

Revisiting Naked

In today's Wall Street Journal, Sam Sacks reviews the new Library of America volume Norman Mailer: The Naked and the
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Jan
05
Mailer’s Last Days

Mailer’s Last Days

Today’s National Review has a dual review featuring J. Michael Lennon’s new memoir Mailer’s Last Days: New
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Dec
19
The Making of Norman Mailer

The Making of Norman Mailer

In today’s The New Yorker, David Denby writes about Mailer’s experience in and around World War II, his
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Dec
19
Mailer on Pot

Mailer on Pot

High Times has posted a classic interview with Mailer conducted by Richard Stratton in 2004, perhaps in anticipation of the
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