- 2020-06-14: In the New York Daily News, Gabe S. Tennen considers “Policing the 51st state: Learning from Breslin and Mailer.” He writes: “Mailer and Breslin both argued that, to engender community trust, policemen should have personal attachments to the areas they work in.”
- 2020-04-25: In the LA Review of Books, Mark Hanson writes about “Mailer in Miami”: “Whenever Mailer changed gears from fiction to journalism, the novelistic keen eye for character and detailed scene-setting merged with the beat reporter’s feel for the smoke-filled back rooms.”
- 2020-04-01: Join us for this year’s conference in Long Branch, NJ, October 15–17. More information is on our conference page.
- 2020-03-19: The New York Times recommends The Executioner’s Song in “True Crime Favorites From New York Times Critics and Staff.” Dwight Garner writes: “With ‘The Executioner’s Song,’ Norman Mailer seemed to cram all of America into this sprawling book about the life and death of the murderer Gary Gilmore. He became internationally famous after he demanded that the state of Utah, where he killed two people, put him to death. The book, which won a Pulitzer Prize, is awesome in its sweep, power and (for Mailer) plain-spoken humanity.”
- 2020-03-18: Did Rip Torn hit Norman Mailer with a hammer while filming Maidstone? To find out, see “The Most Intense Celebrity Fights On Set” and scroll all the way down.
- 2020-03-17: The Saint Louis Post Dispatch recommends The Executioner’s Song in “10 (plus) big books to read for restless days at home.”
- 2020-03-15: The Norman Mailer Society hopes everyone stays safe during the current epidemic. While you’re social distancing, catch up on your reading.
- 2020-02-05: John Buffalo Mailer And Hivemind To Adapt Norman Mailer’s WWII Novel The Naked And The Dead Into Limited Series.
- 2020-01-31: Norman Mailer would have been 97 years old today.
- 2020-01-18: January 17: On This Day in World History . . . 1977: Murderer Gilmore gets his death wish
- 2020-01-11: Was the Safdie Brother’s latest Adam Sandler film influenced by Norman Mailer? Armond White in the National Review thinks so: “Uncut Gems: An Adam Sandler Movie for People Who Hate Adam Sandler Movies.”
- 2020-01-05: From The Guardian: “Norman Mailer meets Clint Eastwood in 1984. The novelist writes admiringly of the actor – even suggesting he’d make a good politician.
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