Norman Kingsley Mailer (January 31, 1923 – November 10, 2007) was an American novelist, journalist, essayist, playwright, film maker, actor and political candidate. His best work was widely considered to be The Executioner's Song, which was published in 1980, and for which he won one of his two Pulitzer Prizes. In addition to the Pulitzer Prize, Mailer's book Armies of the Night was awarded the National Book Award.
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... Jonathan Rosenbaum of the Chicago Reader, said "Norman Mailer's best film, adapted from his worst novel, shows a surprising amount of cinematic savvy and style." Also, "He ... Russ Meyer featured women with oversize breasts, Mailer features male characters with oversize egos, and thanks to the juicy writing, hallucinatory lines such as "Your knife is in my dog" and "I just deep-s ... Channel 4 Film said "The overkill is strangely compelling and Mailer's disregard for taste and convention ensure his film is a massive but spectacular and ...
... He is currently editing Norman Mailer's selected letters and writing his authorized biography ... to write the authorized biography of two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Norman Mailer by the Mailer estate in December 2006, following the death of Robert F ... President and one of the founders of The Norman Mailer Society, a literary society dedicated to promoting interest and scholarship on the works of Norman Mailer ...
... Mailer Producer-Screenwriter Michael Mailer, Actor Stephen Mailer, and Actor-Screenwriter John Buffalo Mailer are brothers, and all are sons of novelist Norman Mailer ... Michael Mailer is the son of Norman Mailer and fourth wife, actress Beverly Bentley, John Buffalo Mailer is the son of Norman Mailer and sixth wife, Actress-Novelist Norris ...
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“Obsession is the single most wasteful human activity, because with an obsession you keep coming back and back and back to the same question and never get an answer.”
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