Pieces and Pontifications (82.16), Mailer’s fifth miscellany, including 12 essays and 20 interviews, and edited by J. Michael Lennon, is published on 21 June.
A TV miniseries of The Executioner's Song (79.14), produced and directed by Schiller, airs in November. Mailer writes the screenplay.
Mailer: A Biography, by Hilary Mills, is published.
Christopher Walken, Susan Sarandon, and Norman Mailer outside the trial of Jack Henry Abbott, 1982. Credit: David Handschuh.