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“Norman Mailer.” In For the Love of Books: 115 celebrated writers on the Books They Love the Most, edited by Ronald B. Shwartz, 158-59. New York: Grosset/Putnam. Mailer lists the following, one through six: U.S.A., Studs Lonigan, Das Kapital, The Decline of the West, Anna Karenina, and Look Homeward, Angel. In a postscript, he notes that with the exception of Das Kapital, he read them all before the age of twenty. See 89.14, 99.11, 07.44.