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* '''2019-05-05''': Fifty years ago today the Pulitzer Prize was awarded to Mailer for his “nonfiction novel” ''Armies of the Night'', an account of the 1967 anti-Vietnam War march on the Pentagon. (Via [https://www.historynet.com/today-in-history/May-05 History Net].)
* '''2019-04-27''': In “One giant leap for mankind: 50 years on, the epic journey of Apollo 11,” Taschen writes “When three astronauts accomplished the first moon landing half a century ago, science fiction became reality. Their achievement, and the decade of work that made it possible, is recalled in a 50th anniversary edition of Norman Mailer’s classic book ''Of a Fire on the Moon''. In [https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/photography/apollo-11-moon-landing-nasa-neil-armstong-buzz-aldrin-michael-collins-50-years-a8883746.html ''Independent'']  
* '''2019-04-27''': In “One giant leap for mankind: 50 years on, the epic journey of Apollo 11,” Taschen writes “When three astronauts accomplished the first moon landing half a century ago, science fiction became reality. Their achievement, and the decade of work that made it possible, is recalled in a 50th anniversary edition of Norman Mailer’s classic book ''Of a Fire on the Moon''. In [https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/photography/apollo-11-moon-landing-nasa-neil-armstong-buzz-aldrin-michael-collins-50-years-a8883746.html ''Independent'']  
* '''2019-04-25''': [https://inside.mga.edu/mga-graduate-students-publish-digital-humanities-project-about-norman-mailer/ MGA Graduate Students Publish Digital Humanities Project About Norman Mailer]. Students in Dr. Gerald Lucas’s graduate course, “Writing and Publishing in Digital Environments,” helped construct a digital humanities project, “''An American Dream'' Expanded”, published on Project Mailer, part of the Norman Mailer Society.
* '''2019-04-25''': [https://inside.mga.edu/mga-graduate-students-publish-digital-humanities-project-about-norman-mailer/ MGA Graduate Students Publish Digital Humanities Project About Norman Mailer]. Students in Dr. Gerald Lucas’s graduate course, “Writing and Publishing in Digital Environments,” helped construct a digital humanities project, “''An American Dream'' Expanded”, published on Project Mailer, part of the Norman Mailer Society.

Revision as of 10:59, 6 May 2019

  • 2019-05-05: Fifty years ago today the Pulitzer Prize was awarded to Mailer for his “nonfiction novel” Armies of the Night, an account of the 1967 anti-Vietnam War march on the Pentagon. (Via History Net.)
  • 2019-04-27: In “One giant leap for mankind: 50 years on, the epic journey of Apollo 11,” Taschen writes “When three astronauts accomplished the first moon landing half a century ago, science fiction became reality. Their achievement, and the decade of work that made it possible, is recalled in a 50th anniversary edition of Norman Mailer’s classic book Of a Fire on the Moon. In Independent
  • 2019-04-25: MGA Graduate Students Publish Digital Humanities Project About Norman Mailer. Students in Dr. Gerald Lucas’s graduate course, “Writing and Publishing in Digital Environments,” helped construct a digital humanities project, “An American Dream Expanded”, published on Project Mailer, part of the Norman Mailer Society.
  • 2019-04-13: In “The Fight (1975) by Norman Mailer: Feel the punch of a heavyweight,” Rob Doyle argues that “Mailer is no ‘bad joke’ – he writes with a reckless candour foreign to today’s nice guys.” Thanks, Rob! In The Irish Times
  • 2019-04-05: The Village Voice has published “Norman Mailer Runs for Mayor” from their archives. Joe Flaherty writes: “As radical as the program sounded, it made complete sense to me, and I also realized there wasn’t a politician in New York who would dare run on such ideas. Mailer was now my man.”
  • 2019-03-22: Emily Temple of LitHub shows that Mailer’s career spanned 59 years, just shy of Borges’ 62.
  • 2019-03-18: Call for Proposals: 17th Annual Norman Mailer Conference
  • 2019-03-16: Call for Submissions: The Norman Mailer Society Graduate Writing Award
  • 2019-02-05: 2019 Membership Drive: We begin our annual Norman Mailer Society Membership Drive
  • 2019-01-26: The Washington Post reports that Diana Athill, one-time Mailer editor, dies. She was 101.