Norris Church Mailer was born 31 January 1949 and died 21 November 2010.
- Well, I bought a ticket to the circus. I don’t know why I was surprised to see elephants.
- To me, the humour and irony was inherent. But you can’t transfer the twinkle in the eye to the page, so a lot of people treated everything he said as perfectly serious, like his famous comment that women should be kept in cages. Who would think he was serious about that?
- He said he needed to live that kind of double life, to know what his characters were going through.
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