Who is Norman Mailer?

  • (noun): United States writer (born in 1923).
    Synonyms: Mailer

Norman Mailer

Norman Kingsley Mailer (January 31, 1923 – November 10, 2007) was an American novelist, journalist, essayist, playwright, film maker, actor and political candidate. His best work was widely considered to be The Executioner's Song, which was published in 1980, and for which he won one of his two Pulitzer Prizes. In addition to the Pulitzer Prize, Mailer's book Armies of the Night was awarded the National Book Award.

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J. Michael Lennon
... He is currently editing Norman Mailer's selected letters and writing his authorized biography ... appointed to write the authorized biography of two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Norman Mailer by the Mailer estate in December 2006, following the death of Robert F ... the current President and one of the founders of The Norman Mailer Society, a literary society dedicated to promoting interest and scholarship on the works of Norman Mailer ...
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... Mailer Producer-Screenwriter Michael Mailer, Actor Stephen Mailer, and Actor-Screenwriter John Buffalo Mailer are brothers, and all are sons of novelist Norman Mailer ... Michael Mailer is the son of Norman Mailer and fourth wife, actress Beverly Bentley, John Buffalo Mailer is the son of Norman Mailer and sixth wife, Actress-Novelist ...
Tough Guys Don't Dance (film) - Reception
... Jonathan Rosenbaum of the Chicago Reader, said "Norman Mailer's best film, adapted from his worst novel, shows a surprising amount of cinematic savvy and ... Where Russ Meyer featured women with oversize breasts, Mailer features male characters with oversize egos, and thanks to the juicy writing, hallucinatory lines such as "Your ... Channel 4 Film said "The overkill is strangely compelling and Mailer's disregard for taste and convention ensure his film is a massive but spectacular and unmissable folly." The film apparently got enough ...
Lawrence Schiller - Works - Books
... Tragedy by Lawrence Schiller and James Willwerth Oswald's Tale An American Mystery by Norman Mailer I Want to Tell You by O.J ... Simpson with Lawrence Schiller The Executioner's Song by Norman Mailer Ladies and Gentlemen, Lenny Bruce by Albert Goldman and Lawrence Schiller LSD by Richard Alpert, Sidney Cohen and Lawrence Schiller ...

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    So the blind will lead the blind, and the deaf shout warnings to one another until their voices are lost.
    Norman Mailer (b. 1923)

    Love was love, one could find it with anyone, one could find it anywhere. It was just that you could never keep it. Not unless you were ready to die for it.
    —Norman Mailer (b. 1923)

    Oh, why can’t we break away from all this, just you and I, and lodge with my fleas in the hills?... I mean flee to my lodge in the hills.
    Arthur Sheekman, screenwriter, and Norman McLeod. Monkey Business (film)