Legendary Author Norman Mailer and Son Speak at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
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The last date listed for Norman Mailer and John Buffalo Mailer was Thursday June 7, 2007 / 8:00pm.
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Norman Mailer an innovator of creative nonfiction as well as a journalist, playwright, screenwriter and film director. He received several nominations for the Nobel Prize for Literature and was one of the founders of The Village Voice. He won a National Book Award and two Pulitzer Prizes. Mailer’s The Naked and the Dead, based on his personal experiences during World War II, was named one of the “100 best novels” by the Modern Library. Some of his other works include: Advertisements for Myself, The Presidential Papers, An American Dream, Of a Fire on the Moon, Marilyn, Ancient Evenings, Harlot’s Ghost, and Oswald’s Tale. A Castle in the Forest Mailer’s latest book was published in January.
p. His son playwright and author, John Buffalo Mailer has made a name for himself as the author of the socially conscious plays Hello Herman and Crazy Eyes. Active in the theater circuit, he is also Founder of Back House Productions in New York City. He served as Executive Editor for the infamous High Times magazine where he helped re-launch the independent magazine. In addition, he has written several screenplays, one short play, and freelanced for Playboy, New York, Stop Smiling, and Lid magazines.
In 2005 the Mailers The Big Empty: Dialogues on Politics, Sex, God Boxing Morality, Myth, Poker and Bad Conscience in America was published.
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