In Retrospect

November, 2007

Eleven Things You Need to Know About Executioner’s Song

by Marc Weingarten | Nov-17-2007

The following post from NBCC member Marc Weingarten concludes the In Retrospect series look back at Norman Mailer and "Executioner's Song," his »

Guest Post: David Ebershoff on Editing Norman Mailer

by David Ebershoff | Nov-16-2007

Two years ago, on a clear autumn morning, I caught the Cape Air from Boston to Provincetown, soaring a thousand feet above the Atlantic in a cold »

Straight Out of Utah

by admin | Nov-12-2007

The following poem from National Book Critics Circle winning poet Mark Rudman kicks off the In Retrospect series look at Norman Mailer's »

My Coffee Date With Mailer

by admin | Nov-12-2007

One form Mailer unequivocally mastered in his life time was the interview. Over the decades he gave hundreds of them, including right up until his »

From the Journals of John Cheever

by admin | Nov-09-2007

The following excerpt from the Journals of John Cheever continues theIn Retrospect series look back at John Cheever's 1977 NBCC finalist, "Falconer." »

More Cheever to Come

by admin | Nov-09-2007

The posts belowregarding John Cheever's Falconerhave generated some mail regarding the upcoming John Cheever volumes to be published by the Library »

This is (Not) Your Life, John Cheever

by admin | Nov-08-2007

The following essay from Cheever biographer (and former National Book Critics Circle Award finalist)Blake Bailey continues the In Retrospect series »

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