Tag Gore Vidal

Gore Vidal: Some After Words

On July 31, 2012, Gore Vidal died at his home in in the Hollywood Hills section of Los Angeles, where he had moved in 2003, the same year that Yale University Press published his acute observations on our founding fathers in the acclaimed Inventing a Nation: Washington, Adams, Jefferson. In The

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Three Years After Norman Mailer

Hard to believe, but it has now been three years since the death of Norman Mailer. Mailer was one of the most important American writers in the postwar era, winning a Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award for the unusual nonfictional novel, The Armies of the Night, and another Pulitzer

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