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Tributes Flood In For Writing Great Gore Vidal

2nd August 2012 -

 News

Tributes to the writer Gore Vidal have been flooding in from the editorial and publishing world following the essayist, author and political commentator's passing away aged 86 on Tuesday (July 31st). Vidal was a man...

Legendary Author, Political Commentator And Essayist Gore Vidal Passes Away Aged 86

1st August 2012 -

 News

One of the true greats of modern novel and essay writing, Gore Vidal, has sadly passed away in his home in Los Angeles, aged 86. Vidal was a throwback to the some of the great...

Nora Ephron Speaks About Disappointment With Obama In New Book

9th November 2010 -

 News

NORA EPHRON, the multi-award winning American film director and writer, releases her new book 'I Remember Nothing and Other Reflections' today (9th November 2010), and in it she writes about her disappointment with President Obama...

Mailer's Mistress Opens Up About Their Sex Life

5th May 2008 -

 News

LATEST: Late author NORMAN MAILER enjoyed sexual roleplay, according to his former mistress CAROLE MALLORY. The couple dated from 1983 to 1992 during Mailer's marriage to his sixth wife Norris Church. Their sex life was...

Norman Mailer Wild Sex Romps Revealed

23rd April 2008 -

 News

Late author NORMAN MAILER was a wild man in bed, according to a stack of newly-discovered love letters written by his former mistress. Model/actress Carole Mallory spilled details of the couple's sex life in notes...

Penn Hails Mailer At Memorial

10th April 2008 -

 News

Oscar-winning actor SEAN PENN paid tribute to late writer NORMAN MAILER at a memorial service in New York on Wednesday (09Apr08) night. The Mystic River star hailed Mailer, who died of renal failure at the...

Mailer Wins Bad Sex Prize

28th November 2007 -

 News

Late author NORMAN MAILER has taken this year's Bad Sex in Fiction Award to the grave with him. Mailer's depiction of German Nazi leader Adolf Hitler's conception has won the writer the world's most dubious...

Sarkozy Leads Tributes To Mailer

12th November 2007 -

 News

French President NICOLAS SARKOZY has led tributes to late U.S. author NORMAN MAILER. Sarkozy praised Mailer and claimed the world of literature was at loss following the death of the novelist on Saturday (10Nov07). He...

Author Mailer Dies At 84

11th November 2007 -

 News

Pulitzer Prize-winning author NORMAN MAILER has died of renal failure, aged 84. The legendary writer passed away on Saturday (10Nov07) at a hospital in his native New York. The father of nine - married six...

Mailer Recovering After Surgery

17th October 2007 -

 News

Pulitzer Prize-winning author NORMAN MAILER is recovering after surgery to remove scar tissue around his lung. The 84-year-old literary giant was admitted to Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan, New York last week (ends12Oct07), and the...

Ragtime

1st November 2005 -

 Movie Review

The late 1970s and early 1980s were heavy times for cinema. This was the era of the majestic miniseries: Roots, Rich Man Poor Man, The Thorn Birds, Shogun. Why, if your film couldn't stretch over...

Keep the River On Your Right

1st November 2005 -

 Movie Review

When I told people the full title of the film I was going to see, Keep the River On Your Right: A Modern Cannibal Tale, they laughed in my face. Nevertheless, a weekday...

Town Bloody Hall

1st November 2005 -

 Movie Review

This isn't a horror film, as the title Town Bloody Hall (now reissued theatrically) might suggest. But you'll be kept on your mental toes while watching a man renowned for possible sexism be thrown...

Inside Deep Throat

1st November 2005 -

 Movie Review

There are relatively few moments in American history that you could correctly refer to as a turning point for the culture, but one of them was almost definitely the moment in 1972 when the Manhattan...

Master Spy: The Robert Hanssen Story

1st November 2005 -

 Movie Review

Meet Robert Hanssen, a walking contradiction.He's deeply religious (Catholic, four kids) but trades nudie pics of his wife with his friend.He's patriotic enough to work for the FBI, but his need for money drives him...

Albright Swaps Politics For Acting

19th October 2005 -

 News

Former US Secretary of State MADELEINE ALBRIGHT has put diplomacy to one side to guest star in popular American TV show GILMORE GIRLS. BILL CLINTON's right-hand woman appeared alongside actress ALEXIS BLEDEL, who plays...

Fascinating Fact 230

21st September 2005 -

 News

Veteran US author NORMAN MAILER is to be presented with a lifetime achievement medal by America's National Book Foundation at its National Book Awards ceremony in New York City on 16 November (05)....

Cabaret Star Bobby Short Dies

21st March 2005 -

 News

New York cabaret singer BOBBY SHORT has died from leukaemia at New York's Presbyterian Hospital at the age of 80. The triple GRAMMY AWARD nominee embodied cabaret sophistication and earned the nickname 'Miniature King...

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