A recently published collection of some 700 of Norman Mailer’s letters (selected out of many thousands) suggests that the famed author was the sort of. . .
In a wide-ranging conversation, the preeminent writer and editor talks about literature, politics, and religion. (Interview by Eric Cohen, 58-minute video).
Norman Podhoretz’s route to becoming one of the most significant minds of his generation began not in politics but in early disaffection from the. . .
“What struck one in reading Eichmann in Jerusalem . . .was the surging contempt with which she treated almost everyone and everything connected with the trial,. . .
"She was a brilliant editor, writer, painter, carver, potter, mask-maker, poet (hilariously so) and wit, but her unique, unmatched talent was in wrapping her family and. . .