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 Unpublished short story about a hockey game, Mailer’s first complete short story, written in January 1933, shortly before his tenth birthday.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.

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.

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 Previously unpublished Mailer short story, written circa 1951.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.

04.9a

Norman Mailer: Why I Am Protesting the Presidency.” Interview by Amy Goodman. Transcript of interview on radio station WOMR in Provincetown on the eve of the 2004 Democratic convention, June 26-29. Mailer endorses Sen. John Kerry, and lambastes President Bush as a toady of corporations. He also speaks at length about the efficacy of the 1967 March on the Pentagon.

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.

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 Previously unpublished short story written circa 1951.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.

12.2

Mailer is Back.” Interview by J. Michael Lennon. Mailer Review, 67-76. Original, uncut version of 1991 interview published in the Chicago Tribune (91.17).

11.1

Norman Mailer’s Eclectic Life, as Seen Through His Last Home.” Article-interview by Joseph Berger. New York Times, 2 May. A portrait of Mailer’s Brooklyn Heights apartment, with his son Michael giving a guided tour.

Mailer’s words are recalled by Michael. He said to him in his later years: “I could not have been the writer I am today and been more of a father to you.” Michael answered, “I’d take quality over quantity any day.”

09.4

Norman Mailer: Letters to Jack Abbott.” Edited by J. Michael Lennon. New York Review of Books, 12 March, 26-26. Five letters, 1959-1988, two to Abbott, one each to Alfred Kazin, Arnold Kemp, and Helen Morris. All five are reprinted in 14.3. See 89.14.

09.3

Norman Mailer: ‘Deer Park’ Letters.” Edited by J. Michael Lennon. New York Review of Books, 26 February, 19-20, 22. Six letters, 1953-55, written while Mailer was writing The Deer Park (55.4), or just afterwards. Four are to William Styron, one to James jones, and one to Vance Bourjaily. All six are reprinted in 14.3.