Why I Miss Norman Mailer

by Mr. Fish on February 18, 2011 · 1 comment

in Words

Here’s something I did for Truthdig about why I miss Norman Mailer, whose boorish curiosities and precise tongue and magnificent disdain for the straight line may never come again, much to the detriment of the culture’s intellectual hygiene.

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Ibrahim Khider February 18, 2011 at 10:13 pm

I think his best work was The Executioner’s Song, and I will have to agree with Tom Wolfe and Gore Vidal, Mailer got kind of boring later. I tried to read Harlot’s Ghost….did not get very far.


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