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Kevin Schultz

Buckley, Mailer, and ‘The Rules’ of the 60s

Buckley and Mailer: The Difficult Friendship that Shaped the Sixties by Kevin M. Schultz 387 pages, W.W. Norton & Company, 2015 a review by Mike O’Connor In the Showtime series The Affair, Noah Solloway is a high school English teacher, unsuccessful novelist and seemingly happy family man. In the manner of the middle-aged American male that he is, he attempts to find something that he believes himself to have lost by beginning a torrid affair. As the relationship blossoms into love, Noah destroys his home and family and even loses his job. The turmoil provides the inspiration to write a Read more