Norman Mailer’s The Naked And The Dead

I have taken one creative writing course in my life, in high school, and I remember with embarrassment how my earliest pieces were about war and combat – surely the two things furthest removed from my life of quiet comfort […]

Norman Mailer’s The Spooky Art

The Spooky Art is the first book by Norman Mailer I have read, which, when you consider his quondam literary fame, seems rather odd, except that his reputation – at least among readers of my generation – has fallen significantly. […]