Posted on March 25, 2016
This conversation between Norman Mailer and George Plimpton, part of a collaboration between 92Y’s Unterberg Poetry Center and The Paris Review, was recorded live at 92Y on May 11, 1998. We are able to share this recording thanks to a generous gift in memory of Christopher Lightfoot Walker, longtime friend of the Poetry Center and The Paris Review. Two interviews with Mailer appeared in The Review over the years: one with Steven Marcus in 1964 and one with Andrew O’Hagan in 2007.
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