in Days

1999

Mailer’s memories of his ten months in Paris, 1947-48, are published as “Postwar Paris: Chronicles of Literary Life” in the spring number of Paris Review.

In the annual issue of Provincetown Arts magazine, Mailer discusses at length Provincetown and what it has meant to him with the magazine’s publisher, Christopher Busa, a friend and neighbor.

Provincetown Arts (1999)

Begins research on a novel about Hitler, triggered by a reading of Ron Rosenbaum’s 1998 book, Explaining Hitler: The Search for the Origins of his Evil.

Mailer and George Plimpton (1999)