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“Norman Mailer.” The Top Ten: Writers Pick Their Favorite Books. Edited by J. Peder Zane. New York: Norton, 95. In an accompanying note, Mailer said that with the exceptions of Thomas Mann’s Buddenbrooks and Jorge Luis Borges’ Labyrinths, the books “I think of as great were read when I was still a young and unpublished writer.” His list: Anna Karenina, War and Peace, Crime and Punishment, The Brothers Karamazov, Pride and Prejudice, U.S.A., Moby-Dick, The Red and the Black, Buddenbrooks, Labyrinths. See 89.14, 99.10, 99.11.