Senators request interior landmark status
6Sqft (blog)Senators request interior landmark status for two NYPL reading rooms6Sqft (blog)State Senators Brad Hoylman and Liz Krueger have asked the Landmarks Preservation Commission to designate the Rose Main Reading Room at the New York Public Library's main branch and the Bill Blass Public Catalog Room at the 42nd Street and Fifth ...
Posted on 22 May 2017 | 8:24 am
The Feuds of Diana Trilling - The New Yorker
The New YorkerThe Feuds of Diana TrillingThe New YorkerHer idea of liberation was a willed but gracious enlargement of women's roles, a process that somehow needn't bother with the so-called privileges of men. (Robins dubs her a “family feminist.”) Norman Mailer, at the dinner party where they met, called ...
Posted on 22 May 2017 | 2:04 am
That Voice, Those Parties: Remembering Jean
New York TimesThat Voice, Those Parties: Remembering Jean Stein - The New York ...New York TimesAt her parties, you were as likely to meet Warren Beatty as the Russian poet Andrei Voznesensky. An oral history of a woman who excelled at the form.and more »
Posted on 20 May 2017 | 3:00 am
Kennedy sous le regard de Norman Mailer - Le
Le Devoir (Abonnement)Kennedy sous le regard de Norman MailerLe Devoir (Abonnement)Alors que le précédent président, Eisenhower, est « l'antihéros, le régulateur né », qui correspondait aux attentes « des timorés des pétrifiés, des prudes et des avachis », écrit Norman Mailer, Kennedy arrive au moment où le peuple américain a besoin ...
Posted on 19 May 2017 | 9:00 pm
On Norman Mailer, Jack Henry Abbott, and the
PopMattersOn Norman Mailer, Jack Henry Abbott, and the Legacy of Going Too Deep Into the Belly of the BeastPopMattersIn Jerome Loving's new, Jack and Norman: a State-Raised Convict and the Legacy of Norman Mailer's “The Executioner's Song”, the after-effects of radical chic can be felt everywhere. Look into Mailer's tired eyes in any footage of his 1981 press ...
Posted on 19 May 2017 | 12:11 am
Martha Thomases: Dog Day Censorship
Martha worked as a researcher and assistant for the author Norman Mailer on several of his books, including the Pulitzer-Prize-winning Executioner's Song, On Women and Their Elegance, Ancient Evenings, and Harlot's Ghost.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:11 pm
Is P’Town Carnival losing its queerness?
Famously known as an avant-garde colony at the tip of Cape Code, drawing artists, painters, writers (Norman Mailer lived at 627 Commercial Street year-round from 1990 until his death in 2001), playwrights (Tennessee Williams spent summers in town during ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:17 pm
Best of Enemies
We were different people not so long ago. Our attention spans could accommodate in our popular culture the likes of John Cheever, Norman Mailer and Dick Cavett. Instead of the oblivious and partisan bloviations of otter-sleek, made-for-teevee mannequins ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:26 pm
August 28 - 2008: NY Times writes about
2008: "Cape Cod murder case adds another chapter" On this day in 2008, the New York Times reported: Peter Manso has always courted controversy to promote his books, including biographies on Norman Mailer and Marlon Brando and a provocative look at ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:09 pm
IN A PENNSYLVANIA TOWN, A COLD SHOULDER FOR
Is it that we've gotten used to having our novels served up like journalism? Is it that we live in the post-Jack Kerouac-Hunter Thompson-Tom Wolfe-Norman Mailer age where the term "fast" is a laudable distinction? I'm fairly sure Hemingway would have ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:38 am