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Mailer’s Son Looks at New Orleans Through the Eyes of Strippers

John Buffalo Mailer, the son of the late Brooklyn Heights based author Norman Mailer has published a new ebook which looks at the recovery of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina through the eyes of strippers.  Music, Food, and Death – The State Of New Orleans Through The Eyes Of The Strippers is available via Smashwords […]

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Remembering Mailer Two Years Later

Brooklyn Heights resident, former NYC mayoral candidate and world renown author Norman Mailer died two years ago today from acute renal failure.   We thought it appropriate to remember the cantankerous writer with this clip from his 1968 appearance on Firing Line with William F. Buckley Jr.

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What is Mailer’s Legacy?

Algis Valiunas writes about how late Brooklyn Heights resident and author Norman Mailer, who died in 2007,  should be remembered in the literary world at :

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Eagle Profiles Mailer’s Son

The Brooklyn Eagle’s Brad Lockwood profiles John Buffalo Mailer, son of the late Norman Mailer: Brooklyn Eagle: John Buffalo Mailer…: It has been a year since Norman Mailer died, and John Buffalo is his youngest child. His mother, Norris Church Mailer, generously opened her Brooklyn Heights home to us recently, and the extraordinary literary history […]

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Mailer Memorial at Carnegie Hall

Wednesday (4/9) at 4pm, the late Norman Mailer will be remembered at Carnegie Hall. PBS personality Charlie Rose will host the event, which is free to the public. Tickets will be made available beginning at 11am Wednesday morning at the Carnegie Hall box office. The author, who lived in Brooklyn Heights, died last year at […]

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Who is the New Mailer

The passing of Norman Mailer marks the death of consensus over who is the most famous resident of Brooklyn Heights.  There are many "notable" neighbors here, but their fame is totally dependent on your perspective. We have many actors, writers, pundits and moguls among us but who has managed to cut through the clutter of […]

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Neighbors on Mailer

This week's Brooklyn Paper has a nice round up of the Brooklyn Heights Glitterati's memories of Norman Mailer:

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Mailer Remembered

Brooklyn Heights neighbor/author Norman Mailer will be laid to rest in Provincetown, where he spent the majority of his final years, this week.  New Orleans based writer Tom Piazza befriended Mailer in the early 80s. Whenever he would visit New York City, they'd lunch at Fortune House on Henry Street. The photo on the left […]

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Mailer Hospitalized

Long time Brooklyn Heights resident and Pulitzer Prize winning author Norman Mailer has been hospitalized according to the New York Post: NY Post: Mailer Back in Hospital: Legendary writer Norman Mailer has been hospitalized for the second time in as many months for severe respiratory problems, and his children are now holding daily vigils at […]

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Mailer’s Wife Profiled

NY Magazine: The Model Wife: Norris Church Mailer, 58, artist, writer, one-time model, strikingly beautiful red-headed wife of the more famous Norman Mailer, is 5ft 10in and an English size 2. It’s not her size of choice – just the consequences of having been diagnosed with cancer eight years ago, and having undergone seven operations. […]

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