Bibliographies

Adams, Laura. Norman Mailer: A Comprehensive Bibliography. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1974. Primary and secondary, including partial list of Mailer’s unpublished manuscripts and dissertations about his works. Includes an important introduction by Robert F. Lucid.

Ahearn, Allen, and Patricia Ahearn. “Norman Mailer: Author Price Guide 114.2.” Dickerson, Md.: Quill and Brush, 1997. 14 pp. Authoritative price guide to first editions with identifying “points” for same.

Fiske, Thomas. “A Collector’s Bibliography of the Writings of Norman Mailer, 1938-1993.” Unpublished manuscript. Contains annotated list of Mailer’s published work through 1993, a list of unpublished screenplays, playscripts and ephemera, and all or part of four unpublished Mailer letters.

Leeds, Barry H. The Enduring Vision of Norman Mailer. Bainbridge Island, WA, 2002. Chapter 8 “The Critical Climate: Books on Mailer” updates Leeds’ bibliography since 1969.

Lennon, J. Michael. “Norman Mailer.” In Contemporary Authors Bibliographical Series: American Novelists, edited by James J. Martine, 219-60. Detroit: Bruccoli Clark/Gale Research, 1986. Primary (including key interviews) and secondary with essay on secondary sources.

_____. “Norman Mailer.” In Facts on File Bibliography Series: American Fiction, 1919-1988, 306-10. New York: Facts on File, 1991. Primary and secondary, including biographical sources.

Lucid, Robert F. “A Checklist of Mailer’s Published Works.” In Norman Mailer: The Man and His Work, edited by Robert F. Lucid, 299-310. Boston: Little, Brown, 1971. The foundation stone of Mailer bibliographies.

Shepard, Douglas. “Norman Mailer: A Preliminary Bibliography of Secondary Comment.” Bulletin of Bibliography 29 (April-June 1972), 37-45. Thorough, if not exhaustive, list of reviews of Mailer’s books through Miami and the Siege of Chicago (68.25), and other critical comment.

Sokoloff, B.A. A Bibliography of Norman Mailer. Darby, Penn.: Darby Books, 1969. Primary and secondary with many omissions, but including obscure early reviews.