Category Archive: Norman Mailer

“I used to have a confidence…”

– Norman Mailer, letter to Diana Trilling, 1966 Advertisements

Mailer, McLuhan, and Muggeridge,

From Paul Krassner‘s The Realist, #83, Oct. ’68. Read full transcript.

Psychology of Unobstructed Need

Peter Manso, Mailer: His Life and Times

Tormenting the Vitals of a Generation

Norman Mailer, The Spooky Art: Thoughts on Writing


Why Are We in Vietnam? x 2

Norman Mailer, Why Are We in Vietnam, 1967

“Smarter than the two of them put together

“I met Mailer a couple times, in 1970. He knew who I was. We knew some of the same people — Leslie Fiedler for one, the glib author of Love and Death In… Continue reading