Posts Tagged: norman mailer

Reading Other People’s Mail: Talking with Michelle Dean

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Michelle Dean discusses Sharp: The Women Who Made an Art of Having an Opinion, literary legends, and the absence of Black writers from the narrative.

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Truth and Beauty: Talking with Joshua Wolf Shenk

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The new Editor-in-Chief of The Believer dismantles stereotypes of Las Vegas, discusses the magazine’s acquisition, and makes a case for bringing journalism into the academy.

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The Rumpus Interview with Robert Glancy

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Robert Glancy discusses his sophomore novel, Please Do Not Disturb, growing up under a dictatorship, borrowing and stealing from reality, and his love of proverbs.

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War Narratives #3: The Rumpus Interview with Matt Gallagher

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Matt Gallagher on blogging during his time in the Army, his memoir Kaboom and forthcoming novel Youngblood, and what makes for good literary fiction about wartime.

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Matthew Barney’s Manhattan Proposition

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Murderer Gary Gilmore does the Texas two-step, Master Masons experience spiritual transcendence in the Chrysler building and satyrs compete in motorcycle side-car teams. These are just a few bits of the sprawling terrain that comprises Matthew Barney’s epic film cycle Cremaster. For a rare event, the cycle will be screened in its entirety in three […]

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