Mind of an Outlaw

Paperback $18.00

Random House Trade Paperbacks | Jun 03, 2014 | 656 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9780812986082

  • Paperback$18.00

    Random House Trade Paperbacks | Jun 03, 2014 | 656 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9780812986082

  • Ebook$13.99

    Random House | Oct 15, 2013 | 656 Pages | ISBN 9780679645658

Praise

Praise for Mind of an Outlaw

“[Mailer’s] best and brightest.”Esquire
 
“The fifty essays collected in this retrospective volume span sixty-four years and show [Norman] Mailer (1923–2007) at his brawny, pugnacious, and egotistical best. . . . This provocative collection brims with insights and reflections that show why Mailer is regarded as a great literary mind of his generation.”Publishers Weekly
 
“The selections open a window onto the capacious mind and process of one of the most volatile intellects of the twentieth century.”Library Journal
 
“Vintage Mailer: brilliant, infuriating, witty and never, ever boring.”—Tampa Bay Times
 
“As good an introduction to Mailer’s habits of mind as there’s ever been.”Kirkus Reviews
 
“There’s no arguing about Mailer the essayist—he was outstanding. . . . These insightful essays educate, argue and persuade on everything from politics and literature to film, philosophy and the human condition.”Shelf Awareness

Praise for Norman Mailer
 
“[Norman Mailer] loomed over American letters longer and larger than any other writer of his generation.”The New York Times
 
“A writer of the greatest and most reckless talent.”The New Yorker
 
“Mailer is indispensable, an American treasure.”The Washington Post
 
“A devastatingly alive and original creative mind.”Life
 
“Mailer is fierce, courageous, and reckless and nearly everything he writes has sections of headlong brilliance.”The New York Review of Books
 
“The largest mind and imagination [in modern] American literature . . . Unlike just about every American writer since Henry James, Mailer has managed to grow and become richer in wisdom with each new book.”Chicago Tribune
 
“Mailer is a master of his craft. His language carries you through the story like a leaf on a stream.”The Cincinnati Post


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