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* '''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.”
* '''2019-11-09''': 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.”
* '''2019-11-04''': 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.”
* '''2019-10-13''': [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''.
* '''2019-10-12''': [[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''.