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Lennon, Michael

Overview
Works: 66 works in 151 publications in 3 languages and 4,564 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Records and correspondence  Bio-bibliography  Pictorial works  Portraits  Fiction  History  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3525.A4152, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Michael Lennon
 
Most widely held works by Michael Lennon
Norman Mailer : a double life by Michael Lennon( Book )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An authorized biography of the provocative chronicler of the second half of the twentieth century that reflects Mailer's dual identities: journalist and activist, devoted family man and notorious philanderer, intellectual and fighter, writer and public figure, and Jew and atheist
Critical essays on Norman Mailer by Michael Lennon( Book )

7 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On God : an uncommon conversation by Norman Mailer( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a new view of the world by suggesting that it is created by an artistic God who often succeeds but can fail in the face of determined opposition, and that humans have been given freedom and responsibility to choose their own paths
Selected letters of Norman Mailer by Norman Mailer( Book )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Over the course of a nearly sixty-year career, Norman Mailer wrote more than 40 novels, essay collections, and nonfiction books. Yet nowhere was he more prolific--or more exposed--than in his letters. All told, Mailer crafted more than 45,000 pieces of correspondence. Now the best of these are published here in one remarkable volume that spans seven decades and, it seems, several lifetimes. Compiled by Mailer's authorized biographer, J. Michael Lennon, and organized by decade, Selected Letters of Norman Mailer features the most fascinating of Mailer's missives from 1940 to 2007--letters to his family and friends, to fans and fellow writers, including Truman Capote and James Baldwin, to political figures from Henry Kissinger to Bill and Hillary Clinton, and to such cultural icons as John Lennon, Marlon Brando, and even Monica Lewinsky. Together these letters form a stunning autobiographical portrait of one of the most original, provocative, and outspoken public intellectuals of the twentieth century."--Back cover
Conversations with Norman Mailer by Norman Mailer( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The James Jones reader : outstanding selections from his war writings by James Jones( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norman Mailer : works and days by Michael Lennon( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On God : an uncommon conversation by Norman Mailer( )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In probing, amusing, and uncommon dialogues conducted over three years but whose topics he has considered for decades, Norman Mailer establishes his own system of belief, one that rejects both organized religion and atheism. He presents instead a view of our world as one created by an artistic God who often succeeds but can also fail in the face of determined opposition by contrary powers in the universe, with which war is waged for the souls of humans. In turn, we are given freedom--indeed responsibility--to choose our own paths. He believes that our individual behavior, a complex mix of good and evil, will be rewarded or punished with a reincarnation that fits the sum of our lives
Pontifications : interviews by Norman Mailer( Book )

6 editions published in 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marilyn, a biography by Norman Mailer( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

TASCHEN has paired Mailer's original text (his 1973 biography Marilyn) with Bert Stern's extraordinary photographs- widely considered the most intimate ever taken of Monroe- to create a fitting tribute to the woman who, at the time of her death in 1962, was the world's most famous, a symbol of glamour and eroticism for an entire generation. But though she was feted and adored by her public, her private life was that of a little girl lost, desperate to find love and security. Mailer's Marilyn is beautiful, tragic, and complex. As Mailer reflects upon her life- from her bleak childhood through to the mysterious circumstances of her death - she emerges as a symbol of the bizarre decade during which she reigned as Hollywood's greatest female star. This book, conceived by Lawrence Schiller, Mailer's collaborator on five works, combines the author's masterful text with Stern's penetrating images of the 36-year-old Marilyn. Photographed for Vogue magazine over three days at the Bel-Air Hotel, Marilyn had never allowed such unfettered access, nor had she looked so breathtakingly beautiful. Six weeks later, mysteriously, she was dead. In this bold synthesis of literary classic and legendary portrait sitting, Mailer and Stern lift the veils of confusion surrounding Monroe - the woman, the star, the sex symbol - and offer profound insight into an iconic figure whose true personality remains an enigma even today
The wars of the green berets : amazing stories from Vietnam to the present by Robin Moore( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authors Robin Moore and Michael Lennon team up in this exciting new novel to tell the?fictionalized" stories of the men who have risked it all for the U.S.A.: the Green Berets. They take us from firefights on the Cambodian border during the Vietnam War to the streets and alleyways of Iraq today. They teach us what it was really like to patrol the streets of Mogadishu in the days of Black Hawk Down. They show the horror that was Saddam's Iraq during the first Gulf War. They take us to the moonscape that is Afghanistan in search of the Taliban. The Wars of the Green Berets continues the s
The Lincolns of Springfield, Illinois by PBS/Illinois Historic Preservation( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the 1987/1988 restoration of the Springfield, Illinois home of Abraham Lincoln
Norman Mailer's letters on An American dream, 1963-1969 by Norman Mailer( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Water resources in Illinois : the challenge of abundance by James Krohe( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norman Mailer's Provincetown : the wild west of the east by Norman Mailer( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norman Mailer, moonfire : the epic journey of Apollo 11 by Norman Mailer( Book )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Undetermined and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Klassiker äAuf dem Mond ein Feuerä, jetzt im Grossformat; mit umfangreichem Bildmaterial u.a. von der NASA und der Zeitschrift äLifeä nebst technischen Erläuterungen
Housing issues in Illinois( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Jones, reveille to taps( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores people, places, and events that influenced James Jones' literary works by interviewing members of his family, childhood teachers and classmates, associates from early adulthood, fellow novelists, and others
Selected Letters of Norman Mailer by Norman Mailer( Recording )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A genuine literary event--an illuminating collection of correspondence from one of the most acclaimed American writers of all timeOver the course of a nearly sixty-year career, Norman Mailer wrote more than 30 novels, essay collections, and nonfiction books. Yet nowhere was he more prolific--or more exposed--than in his letters. All told, Mailer crafted more than 45,000 pieces of correspondence (approximately 20 million words), many of them deeply personal, keeping a copy of almost every one. Now the best of these are published--most for the first time--in one remarkable volume that spans seven decades and, it seems, several lifetimes. Together they form a stunning autobiographical portrait of one of the most original, provocative, and outspoken public intellectuals of the twentieth century.Compiled by Mailer's authorized biographer, J. Michael Lennon, and organized by decade, Selected Letters of Norman Mailer features the most fascinating of Mailer's missives from 1940 to 2007--letters to his family and friends, to fans and fellow writers (including Truman Capote, James Baldwin, and Philip Roth), to political figures from Henry Kissinger to Bill and Hillary Clinton, and to such cultural icons as John Lennon, Marlon Brando, and even Monica Lewinsky.Here is Mailer the precocious Harvard undergraduate, writing home to his parents for the first time and worrying that his acceptances by literary magazines were "all happening too easy." Here, too, is Mailer the soldier, confronting the violence of war in the Pacific, which would become the subject of his masterly debut novel, The Naked and the Dead: "[I'm] amazed how casually it fits into...daily life, how very unhorrible it all is." Mailer the international celebrity pledges to William Styron, "I'm going to write every day, and like Lot's Wife I'm consigning myself to a pillar of salt if I dare to look back," while the 1980s Mailer agonizes over the fallout from his ill-fated friendship with Jack Henry Abbott, the murderer who became his literary prote?ge?. ("The continuation of our relationship was depressing for both of us," he confesses to Joyce Carol Oates.) At last, he finds domestic--and erotic--bliss in the arms of his sixth wife, Norris Church ("We bounce into each other like sunlight").Whether he is reflecting on the Kennedy assassination, assessing the merits of authors from Fitzgerald to Proust, or threatening to pummel William Styron, the brilliant, pugnacious Norman Mailer comes alive again in these letters. The myriad faces of this artist and activist, lover and fighter, public figure and private man, are laid bare in this collection as never before
 
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Conversations with Norman Mailer
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Conversations with Norman MailerOn God : an uncommon conversationThe wars of the green berets : amazing stories from Vietnam to the presentNorman Mailer, moonfire : the epic journey of Apollo 11