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Mike on Art Beat

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

A Brief History of Norman Mailer

Among our major living writers, Norman Mailer is perhaps the most well-known, both in the United States and internationally. No career in our literature has been at once so brilliant, varied, controversial, public, prolific and misunderstood. Few American writers have had their careers on the anvil of public inspection for such a lengthy period; none (excepting Edgar Allan Poe) has been so regularly and simultaneously celebrated and reviled.

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