Top

Archive | Works

16.4

“Top Ten things I Learned from Norman Mailer.” Transcript of a panel discussion among Peter Alson, Danielle Mailer, Elizabeth Mailer, and Jeffrey Michelson, with several quotations from Mailer, at the 2015 Mailer Society meeting in Provincetown.

Continue Reading

16.3

“People Who Look Alike Are Alike.” Transcript of a speech given by Kate Mailer at the 2015 Mailer Society meeting in Provincetown, with quotations from her father.

Continue Reading

16.2

“The Collision.” Mailer Review, 10-16. Unpublished short story about a hockey game, Mailer’s first complete short story, written in January 1933, shortly before his tenth birthday. Preceded by a facsimile of the original manuscript from the Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas-Austin.

Continue Reading

16.1

The Fight. Los Angeles: Taschen, 15 July. 260 pp., $700, oversize, abridged, limited edition of 1974 copies. No dedication. Edited by Nina Weiner. Conceived by Lawrence Schiller. Photos by Howard Bingham and Neil Leifer. Introduction by J. Michael Lennon.

Continue Reading

15.2

“The Writer’s Daughter.” Transcript of a speech by Danielle Mailer given at the 2014 Mailer Society meeting at Wilkes University, with quotations from her father.

Continue Reading

15.1

“The Thalian Adventure.” Mailer Review, 8-26. Previously unpublished Mailer short story, written circa 1951. Preceded by a facsimile of the original manuscript from the Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas-Austin.

Continue Reading

14.4

Norman Mailer: JFK, Superman Comes to the Supermarket. Edited by Nina Weiner. Conceived by Lawrence Schiller. Art Direction by Josh Baker. Introduction by J. Michael Lennon. Los Angeles: Taschen, 5 December. 370 pp., $150, oversize. No dedication. Besides Mailer’s 1960 report on the Democratic Convention in Los Angeles (60.9), and his essay on Jacqueline Kennedy […]

Continue Reading

14.3

Selected Letters of Norman Mailer. Edited by J. Michael Lennon. New York: Random House, 2 December. 867 pp., $40. Dedication: “To Nancy A. Potter, with me from the start, with love and gratitude.” Seven hundred and fourteen letters, 1940 to 2007, selected from the approximately 45,000 Mailer wrote over his lifetime. Includes an introduction, 90 […]

Continue Reading

14.2

“An Excerpt from Mailer’s Last Interview.” By J. Michael Lennon. Mailer Review, 17-20. Mailer discusses his friend Robert Lindner, and the founding of the Village Voice in this interview, conducted in Provincetown 18 September 2007, less than two months before his death.

Continue Reading

14.1

“La Petite Bourgeoise.” Mailer Review, 10-16. Previously unpublished short story written circa 1951. Preceded by a facsimile of the original manuscript from the Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas-Austin.

Continue Reading