Harlot & Ma



Norman Kingsley Mailer (born January 31, 1923) is an American writer and, along with Truman Capote, is considered an innovator of Creative nonfiction.



Creative nonfiction is a genre of literature, also known as literary journalism and narrative journalism, which uses literary skills in the writing of nonfiction.


Bob Woodward of the Washington Post is also noted for his skills at narrative nonfiction


P. J. O’Rourke is a humorous nonfiction writer with political interests


John Angus McPhee is an author whose works reflect his oft-eclectic interests including oranges, Bill Bradley and Alaska.


Gay Talese wrote Frank Sinatra Has A Cold, one of the finest examples of journalistic nonfiction.


John Sack covered, among other battles, the one for Old Baldy


Tim O’Brien One attribute unique to O’Brien’s work is the blur between fiction and reality


It is not uncommon for many prominent creative nonfiction works to even be published directly, or be adaptations of one’s own work for industriously ethical publications like The New Yorker (for example, Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood, or Susan Orlean’s The Orchid Thief).


Yo-Yo Ma (born October 7, 1955!) is a world-famous-French-born-Chinese-American-cellist.


His main performance instrument is a very fine Montagnana cello, “Petunia“, from Venice, made in 1733, which he once absentmindedly left in a taxi cab in New York.


He also owns a cello made by American luthier firm Moes & Moes, and has a carbon-fiber cello made by Boston firm Luis & Clark. [ha!]


kidney stones and cream




Tim O’Brien may refer to:

  • Norman Kingsley Mailer (born January 31, 1923)
  • American bluegrass musician Tim O’Brien
  • Sir Donald Pleasence, the “Man with the Hypnotic Eye”.

Yo-Yo Ma may refer to:

  • William (Bill) Warren Bradley, an American former star basketball player who later became a well-known U.S. Senator and presidential candidate.
  • Jacqueline Mary du Pré OBE, wife of Daniel Barenboim
  • President of the United States Josiah Bartlet (Martin Sheen)

Gay Talese may refer to:

  • Ma’s elder sister, Yeou-Cheng Ma
  • Chief Warrant Officer Hugh Thompson, who spotted the bodies of men, women and children strewn over the landscape
  • Alberto Vargas [Peruvian-American, 1896-1982], official painter for the Ziegfeld Follies

Bob Woodward may refer to:

  • Carl Bernstein, said to be working on a biography of Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Peter Bradford Benchley, a bestselling author who terrified millions of swimmers
  • Dustin Lee Hoffman, the “Jewish De Niro”

John Sack may refer to

  • Lt. William H. Calley Jr., who was convicted of massacring Vietnamese civilians in My Lai
  • Norman Kingsley Mailer (born January 31, 1923)
  • Talib Kweli, despite not being incredibly commercially successful

Norman Mailer may refer to:

  • William Mark Felt Sr., who was revealed to have been “Deep Throat.”
  • John Belushi, who was born in the U.S. to Adam Belushi, an Albanian immigrant who left his native village, Qytezë
  • Irish-born cricketer Sir Timothy (Tim) Carew O’Brien

P. J. O’Rourke may refer to:

  • Louis Zukofsky, recruited by Whittaker Chambers to take a leadership position in the Communist Party
  • Yo-Yo Ma’s elder sister, Yeou-Cheng Ma
  • Walter Morris ‘Bill’ Bradley, an English cricketer who played in 2 Tests in 1899

John McPhee may refer to:

  • William Mark Felt Sr., who was revealed to have been “Deep Throat.”
  • William Joseph Bradley, a third baseman in Major League Baseball for the Chicago Orphans (1899-1900), Cleveland Blues, Bronchos, and Naps (1901-1910), Brooklyn Tip-Tops (1914), and Kansas City Packers (1915).
  • Alaska, all of it

All players may refer to Truman Capote and Tom Wolfe.

No player may refer to Ray Liotta.


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