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J. Michael Lennon


J. Michael Lennon

J. Michael Lennon is Emeritus Vice President for Academic Affairs and Emeritus Professor of English at Wilkes University in Pennsylvania. In addition to being chair of the editorial board of The Mailer Review, he has written or edited several books about and with Mailer.

J. Michael Lennon

Books by J. Michael Lennon

Written by Norman Mailer and edited by J. Michael Lennon - Letters, Nonfiction

Norman Mailer wrote almost 50,000 letters over the course of his life, keeping a copy of almost every one of them. He corresponded with presidents and politicians, artists and athletes, writers and editors, students, antagonists, fans, friends, his children and his loves, including his beloved sixth wife, Norris Church Mailer. Collected here are the many, many letters of a man who spent sixty years in the spotlight.

by J. Michael Lennon - Biography, Nonfiction

J. Michael Lennon knew Norman Mailer for 35 years. In this biography --- written with the cooperation of Mailer’s late widow, Norris Church, his ex-wives, and all of his children, as well as his sister, Barbara --- Lennon captures Mailer in all his sharp complexities and shows us how he self-consciously invented and reinvented himself throughout his lifetime.