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  • My friend, Norman Mailer

    By Mashey Bernstein

    November 15, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    No writer on the American literary scene could get people steamed up the way that Norman Mailer could. Nearly every special interest group, none more than feminists, had a gripe against him. Literary aficionados treated him as a sort of writer's Richard Burton, someone who squandered...
  • Books: Mailer scrutinizes evil in form of young Hitler

    By Gene Lichtenstein

    March 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    "The Castle in the Forest," by Norman Mailer (Random House, $27.95).

    Of all the Jewish American writers who have shaped our culture these past 60 years, none has been so controversial or "outside" society as Norman Mailer, who recently published his 36th book, "The Castle in the...

  • Debbie Friedman, L.A. Opera, Norman Mailer and David Mamet

    By Keren Engelberg

    February 1, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday the 3rd

    Debbie Friedman strums and sings old and new favorites from her Jewish folk repertoire tonight at Shomrei Torah Synagogue. Twenty bucks gets you in the door, or splurge on the $100 patron seats for preferred seating and parking, plus a copy of her new CD, "One...

  • Ponderosa Past

    By Michael Aushenker

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    In the 1940s, when Burt Lancaster and Harold Hecht formed their production company, Hecht-Lancaster, they optioned debut novels by two young Jewish writers: "The Naked and the Dead," by Norman Mailer and "Burial of the Fruit," by David Dortort. Dortort and Mailer were hired to adapt...