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* '''2019-12-20''': 6sqft published “[https://www.6sqft.com/31-literary-icons-of-greenwich-village/ 31 literary icons of Greenwich Village]” wherein Mailer’s 73 Perry Street is number 15.
* '''2019-12-19''': Society and Board member [[Bonnie Culver]]’s script for a one-woman show based on the [[Norris Church Mailer]]’s memoir ''A Ticket to the Circus'' will soon be produced, [https://patch.com/california/los-angeles/immediate-release reports Patch]. [[w:Michelle Danner|Michelle Danner]] will direct and [[w:Anne Archer|Anne Archer]] will play Mailer. Congratulations, Bonnie!
* '''2019-12-14''': The Society is saddened at the passing of [https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/timesleader/obituary.aspx?n=wilbur-f-hayes&pid=194694277 Dr. Wilbur Hayes], an original member of the Society and friend of Mailer’s.
* '''2019-12-13''': Jason Miller discusses [https://wilkes.edu/revisethis 2019’s conference] in the November issue of ''Revise This!''
* '''2019-12-02''': Susan Mailer and J. Michael Lennon will appear at an event at the 92Y on May 20, 2020 at 7pm. See the [https://www.92y.org/event/my-father-norman-mailer 92Y’s event page] for more information and tickets.
* '''2019-11-21''': [https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/walter-minton-us-publisher-of-lolita-dies-at-96/2019/11/20/a2c027f6-0bd7-11ea-8054-289aef6e38a3_story.html Walter Minton, US publisher of ‘Lolita,‘ dies at 96]. The ''Washington Post'' reports: “Walter J. Minton, a publishing scion and risk taker with a self-described ‘nasty streak’ who as head of G.P. Putnam’s Sons released works by Norman Mailer and Terry Southern among others and signed up Vladimir Nabokov’s scandalous ''Lolita'', has died at age 96.”
* '''2019-11-09''': Via ''The Nation'', “[https://www.thenation.com/article/lauren-michele-jackson-white-negroes-interview/ Lauren Michele Jackson Wants to Change How We Talk About Appropriation]”: “I honestly can’t remember when I first encountered [[The White Negro|Mailer’s essay]], but it was in the back of my head as I was compiling this project and thinking of a name for it. In some ways, the connections between these two works are fairly loose: I’m borrowing a term and elaborating upon it for my own purposes. But because I am borrowing, too, I want to actually acknowledge the essay and do a close reading of it in a way that feels meaningful.”
* '''2019-11-04''': Via ''Deadline'', “[https://deadline.com/2019/11/mailer-tuchman-media-debuts-film-and-tv-slate-norman-mailer-drama-1202774991/ Mailer Tuchman Media Debuts Film And TV Slate Anchored By Norman Mailer Drama]”: “Mailer Tuchman Media has launched with an initial slate of film and TV projects anchored by Mailer, a drama series about the late author/provocateur. Mailer’s son, John Buffalo Mailer, is creative director of MTM, which is both producing and financing. Joining him are Martin Tuchman, the company’s executive producer, and Jennifer Gelfer, executive director.”
* '''2019-10-27''': Via ''New York Times'': “[https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/27/arts/abbie-hoffman-archive.html Steal This Archive? Abbie Hoffman’s Papers Become a College Collection].” There are notes and letters from other icons of the 1960s. Cards from John and Yoko. A letter from Allen Ginsberg, the poet, offering to help him raise defense money. A plea by Norman Mailer to the governor of New York, seeking executive leniency on his behalf.
* '''2019-10-13''': [https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/oct/11/nnedi-okorafor-books-that-made-me Nnedi Okorafor] on influential books: “'''The book that changed my mind''': ''The Executioner’s Song'' by Norman Mailer. I’d always been against capital punishment and that was that; this novel made me truly think it through. I remain against capital punishment, but I have clearer reasons now.”
* '''2019-10-12''': [[J. Michael Lennon]], [[Donna Pedro Lennon]], and [[Gerald R. Lucas]] win the 2019 [[Robert F. Lucid Award|Lucid Award]] for ''Norman Mailer: Works and Days''.
* '''2019-10-09''': The [[Norman Mailer Society/Conference/2019 Wilkes-Barre, PA|2019 Conference]] begins tomorrow. The [[Norman Mailer Society/Conference/2019 Wilkes-Barre, PA/Program|final program]] has been posted. See you in Wilkes-Barre!
* '''2019-10-03''': Via ''Slate'', Matthew Dessem has some words for Donald Trump: “[https://slate.com/culture/2019/10/donald-trump-snake-alligator-moat-kubla-khan-coleridge.html Some Lines, On the Occasion of Discovering That One of Donald Trump’s Border Plans Was a Moat Filled With Snakes].”
* '''2019-09-10''': Via ''Variety'', [https://variety.com/2019/film/reviews/the-capote-tapes-review-1203328580/ Toronto Film Review: “The Capote Tapes”]: The people on the tapes include Mailer, who tells a terrific story about drinking with Truman in an old Irish bar and realizing what adrenaline (and courage) Capote must have lived with at every moment, and a friend who says that Capote swore by the motto, “Don’t ever let the truth get in the way of a good story.”
* '''2019-09-02''': Via the ''New York Times'': [https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/01/obituaries/barbara-probst-solomon-dies-at-90.html Barbara Probst Solomon, Who Wrote of Spain Under Franco, Dies at 90]. [[Barbara Probst Solomon]], an American memoirist and essayist known for documenting life in Spain during and after the regime of Gen. Francisco Franco, died on Sunday at her home in Manhattan. She was 90.
* '''2019-09-01''': [[Jerome Loving]] has written a [https://ir.uiowa.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2343&context=wwqr eulogy for Rip Torn] for the ''Walt Whitman Quarterly'' in which Mailer is mentioned.
* '''2019-08-29''': [https://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/books/ct-books-fall-preview-lauren-michele-jackson-0901-20190828-zshca5rcjvbxpb474r73fr6mq4-story.html In highly anticipated ‘White Negroes,’ Lauren Michele Jackson offers nuanced critique of cultural appropriation]. Her new book is inspired by Mailer's 1957 essay.
* [[File:Second Sun.jpg|thumb]] '''2019-08-14''': From [[John Buffalo Mailer|John Buffalo]]: “We are releasing a movie that I have the pleasure of playing the male lead in on Friday, with an NYC premiere on Monday night. We still have some seats left that we can give out to those who would like to attend the premiere. The movie will also be available on Amazon nation wide starting Friday, so those who are not in New York or LA can also watch it. With these indie movies, the opening weekend makes a huge difference in its success or failure, so we are praying for a good turn out this upcoming weekend.” Click the image to the right for more information.
* '''2019-08-12''': Francis Wade, in the ''LA Review of Books'' reads “[https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/rereading-armies-night/ ‘The Armies of the Night’ in an Age of Youth Protest].”
* '''2019-08-12''': Francis Wade, in the ''LA Review of Books'' reads “[https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/rereading-armies-night/ ‘The Armies of the Night’ in an Age of Youth Protest].”
* '''2019-08-09''': Via ''Hudson Valley One'': “[https://hudsonvalleyone.com/2019/08/08/the-fugs-will-exorcise-washington-again-from-byrdcliffe-barn/ The Fugs will exorcise Washington again, from Byrdcliffe Barn].”
* '''2019-08-09''': Via ''Hudson Valley One'': “[https://hudsonvalleyone.com/2019/08/08/the-fugs-will-exorcise-washington-again-from-byrdcliffe-barn/ The Fugs will exorcise Washington again, from Byrdcliffe Barn].”
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* '''2019-02-05''': [[Norman Mailer Society/Join/2019 Membership Drive|2019 Membership Drive]]: We begin our annual Norman Mailer Society Membership Drive
* '''2019-02-05''': [[Norman Mailer Society/Join/2019 Membership Drive|2019 Membership Drive]]: We begin our annual Norman Mailer Society Membership Drive
* '''2019-01-26''': The ''Washington Post'' reports that [https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/diana-athill-british-literary-editor-turned-award-winning-memoirist-dies-at-101/2019/01/24/eff744a6-1feb-11e9-9145-3f74070bbdb9_story.html Diana Athill, one-time Mailer editor, dies]. She was 101.
* '''2019-01-26''': The ''Washington Post'' reports that [https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/diana-athill-british-literary-editor-turned-award-winning-memoirist-dies-at-101/2019/01/24/eff744a6-1feb-11e9-9145-3f74070bbdb9_story.html Diana Athill, one-time Mailer editor, dies]. She was 101.
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