A Ticket to the Circus

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Norman Mailer’s wife of more than thirty years, Norris Church Mailer, talks about leaving the comforts of small-town Arkansas and meeting and falling in love in with Norman Mailer in one night. Her memoir A Ticket to the Circus, she describes the challenges—and rewards—of life with Norman Mailer, from dealings with his five ex-wives and numerous former girlfriends to raising seven stepchildren to negotiating the world of Mailer’s fame and literary life.

Event: Norris Church Mailer will be in conversation with Doris Kearns Goodwin
Wednesday, April 7, at 7:00 pm
Powerhouse Arena
37 Main Street, DUMBO, Brooklyn