J. Michael Lennon

Archivist, Biographer, Educator

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Mike Visits Darien Library

Noted Norman Mailer scholar, editor, archivist, and authorized biographer, J. Michael Lennon, whose “Norman Mailer: A Double Life” was released in October, will be the featured speaker at Darien Library on Sunday, Feb. 9 at 5 p.m. Books will be available for purchase at the talk, and refreshments will be served.

The Gospel According to Norman

Two new books wrestle with Mailer’s myths and his legacy.

Mike on ArtScene, Part 2

Wilkes University Creative Writing Program Co-Founder J. Michael Lennon on his new biography, “Norman Mailer: A Double Life.” This is part 2 of a two part interview.

Mike on ArtScene

Wilkes University Creative Writing Program Co-Founder J. Michael Lennon on his new biography, “Norman Mailer: A Double Life.” This is part 1 of a two part interview.

Mike on Art Beat

The private thoughts of a public man: the ambitions and insecurities of literary giant Norman Mailer.

The Good, the Pod, and the Ugly

James Wolcott shares some thoughts on Norman Mailer and the bio.

The Great American Novel

Did Norman Mailer live it instead?

Star Trib Review

On balance, Lennon does, however, reveal his subject’s double life, his honesty and deceitfulness, and his remarkably self-deluding but self-aware sensibility. If not the last word on Norman Mailer (what could be?), this book is likely to be the standard biography for this generation.

Review of Bio on SFGate

J. Michael Lennon’s “Norman Mailer: A Double Life” is a perceptive biography, one with a keen understanding of his work, his mind and his darkest impulses (notably, the stabbing of his second wife).

Former Sangamon State instructor is famed writer Mailer’s authorized biographer

J. Michael Lennon said he had two reactions when he was tabbed to write the authorized biography of Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Norman Mailer. . .

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