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
37 Main Street, DUMBO, Brooklyn