in Secondary

80.19

“Mailer Writes Another Monroe Doctrine.” Article-interview by Rick Kogan. Chicago Sun-Times, 15 December, 49, 69. On the book tour for 80.15 (four cities: Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles and New York), Mailer notes that he “was never altogether happy” with his first book on Monroe (73.30), because “I was never inside her head.”