Event Title

Reading: Norman Mailer

Presenter Information

Norman Mailer

Location

UND Memorial Ballroom

Start Date

21-3-1985 8:30 PM

End Date

21-3-1985 9:30 PM

Description

In this audiovisual recording from March 21, 1985 as part of the 16th annual UND Writers Conference: “Narratives,” Norman Mailer reads a selection of his work. Mailer tells the story of his near-encounter with Ernest Hemingway, reads from “First Advertisements for Myself,” “Mr. Maugham's Party,” an early version of “The Hazards and Sources of Writing,” and an excerpt from Ancient Evenings. Mailer also responds to audience questions about the writing life and his experience in the Soviet Union.

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Reading: Norman Mailer

UND Memorial Ballroom

In this audiovisual recording from March 21, 1985 as part of the 16th annual UND Writers Conference: “Narratives,” Norman Mailer reads a selection of his work. Mailer tells the story of his near-encounter with Ernest Hemingway, reads from “First Advertisements for Myself,” “Mr. Maugham's Party,” an early version of “The Hazards and Sources of Writing,” and an excerpt from Ancient Evenings. Mailer also responds to audience questions about the writing life and his experience in the Soviet Union.