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Norman Mailer
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Pontifications: Interviews

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Hardcover, 192 pages
Published January 1st 1982 by Little Brown and Company
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Oct 08, 2007 Unbridled rated it really liked it
Pontifications (originally in one volume with Pieces) is a book of interviews, which are pure pleasure, like spending many hours in high and mighty conversation with a slightly flighty and densely brilliant rabbi. Mailer in an interview is a joy, even when you disagree with him completely. The thing is, the thing that vibrates off the page, is that Norman's intelligence is fabulous – which doesn't necessarily translate into his writing talent, if that makes any sense. Such a mind is so uncommon ...more
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Norman Kingsley Mailer was an American novelist, journalist, essayist, poet, playwright, screenwriter, and film director.

Along with Truman Capote, Joan Didion, and Tom Wolfe, Mailer is considered an innovator of creative nonfiction, a genre sometimes called New Journalism, but which covers the essay to the nonfiction novel. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize twice and the National Book Award once.
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