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On Writing: Moses and Me

...This allowed me to spend four years reading poetry and hanging around the college pub arguing with feminists about Norman Mailer's weltanschauung. It also allowed me to avoid taking any math.But I like a challenge, so I started digging in...
Moving On

...Adan says the personalities and paparazzi in the courtroom during the trial created a circus atmosphere. Writer Norman Mailer, who befriended Abbott while writing his Nobel Prize winning book, "The Executioner's Song," publicly advocated...
On Writing: When typewriters roamed the Earth

...write on just such a machine, struggling to imitate some of the giants of English prose, like Samuel Johnson and Norman Mailer, and some of the masters of journalism too, like Jimmy Breslin and that mild-mannered reporter for the Daily Planet...
Artists who died in 2007 include authors Mailer, Vonnegut

NEW YORK - World War II service shaped the lives and careers of authors Norman Mailer and Kurt Vonnegut, and in turn their works were profoundly influential in the Vietnam era. Sound off on the important issues...
A woman who savors a fine wine

...debates in which she participated. I wanted to see what she's like in prose. In "Advertisements for Myself," Norman Mailer admitted "a desire to inflict my casual opinions on a half-captive audience." That's what Palin has done in...
Juneau couple has taught Juneau to swing

Ignoring a mountain of evidence attesting to the fact that men in all of the world's cultures dance, novelist Norman Mailer once replied to an invitation to trip the light fantastic with ``Real men don't dance.'' Asked about the cranky...
Why writing is such hard work

...keep handy, and soon I'm hard at work. All your top writers do this. If you don't believe me, go up to, say, Norman Mailer, and have some friends hold him down while you remove his shoes and socks. If his toenails aren't trimmed to the...
Juneau Empire Story Archive's cultures dance, novelist Norman Mailer once replied to an's cultures dance, novelist Norman Mailer once replied to an's cultures dance, novelist Norman Mailer once replied to an invitation...
My turn: Requiem for a heavyweight

...answered, "I didn't want to start any bad habits," - Norman Mailer. Sound off on the important issues at I've been trying to write something about Norman Mailer since Saturday, when the news came that he was dead...
Juneau Empire Online Preview: ABC plans big names for fall movies 7/16/98

PASADENA, Calif. - As a new programming strategy, ABC is going to the movies this fall, and it has lined up Barry Levinson, Norman Mailer, Martin Scorsese, Christopher Reeve and Oprah Winfrey in an attempt to make it work. Mozilla/3.0b6Gold (Win95; I) [Netscape]


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