A towering figure in American literature, Norman Mailer has in recent years reached a new level of accessibility and power. His last novel, "The Castle in the Forest," revealed fascinating ideas about faith and the nature of good and evil. Now Mailer offers his concept of the nature of God. His conversations with his friend and literary executor, Michael Lennon, show this writer at his most direct, provocative, and challenging. "I think," writes Mailer, "that piety is oppressive. It takes all the air out of thought."
In moving, amusing, probing, and uncommon dialogues conducted over three ... View More...