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“Norman Mailer.” American Novelists of Today, by Harry R. Warfel, 276. New York: American Book Co. Biographical entry containing Mailer’s 102-word statement on his plans for future work. He says, “I have no concerted program. I would like to experiment and to grow, but I pursue this aim through no particular standards. Technique must always be secondary to the world one constructs in a novel.” Rpt: Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1972.