On 25 February, he is awarded the Gold Medal for Literature by the National Arts Club. Some Honorable Men: Political Conventions, 1960-1972, is published on 1 April. In September, he profiles presidential candidate Jimmy Carter for the New York Times Magazine. Preceded by an excerpt in American Review, Genius and Lust: A Journey through the […]
Mailer and the Times of His Time. By Jonathan Middlebrook. San Francisco: Bay Books, 1976. Extended personal essay on Mailer’s ties to American romantics, including a comic account of his first meeting with Mailer and a number of Mailer’s comments. Rpt: Mailer Review (2014).