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The Collision.” Mailer Review, 10-16. Unpublished short story about a hockey game, Mailer’s first complete short story, written in January 1933, shortly before his tenth birthday. Preceded by a facsimile of the original manuscript from the Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas-Austin.

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The Fight. Los Angeles: Taschen, 15 July. 260 pp., $700, oversize, abridged, limited edition of 1974 copies. No dedication. Edited by Nina Weiner. Conceived by Lawrence Schiller. Photos by Howard Bingham and Neil Leifer. Introduction by J. Michael Lennon.

The Fight

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The Thalian Adventure.” Mailer Review, 8-26. Previously unpublished Mailer short story, written circa 1951. Preceded by a facsimile of the original manuscript from the Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas-Austin.

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Norman Mailer: JFK, Superman Comes to the Supermarket. Edited by Nina Weiner. Conceived by Lawrence Schiller. Art Direction by Josh Baker. Introduction by J. Michael Lennon. Los Angeles: Taschen, 5 December. 370 pp., $150, oversize. No dedication. Besides Mailer’s 1960 report on the Democratic Convention in Los Angeles (60.9), and his essay on Jacqueline Kennedy (62.14), this 8 x 12 x 2.8 inch volume contains over 300 photographs of JFK’s 1960 presidential campaign, including one of the opening page of 60.9 where Mailer has crossed out “Supermart” and written in “Supermarket” (and signed his name), restoring what Esquire publisher Arnold Gingrich arbitrarily changed when the essay first appeared three weeks before the 1960 presidential election. See 60.9, 63.37.

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14.3

Selected Letters of Norman Mailer. Edited by J. Michael Lennon. New York: Random House, 2 December. 867 pp., $40. Dedication: “To Nancy A. Potter, with me from the start, with love and gratitude.” Seven hundred and fourteen letters, 1940 to 2007, selected from the approximately 45,000 Mailer wrote over his lifetime. Includes an introduction, 90 pages of notes, a select secondary bibliography, a list of Mailer’s books, and an index. See 04.7.

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14.1

La Petite Bourgeoise.” Mailer Review, 10-16. Previously unpublished short story written circa 1951. Preceded by a facsimile of the original manuscript from the Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas-Austin.

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“Love-Buds.” Mailer Review, 10-22. Previously unpublished short story written in Mailer’s senior year in college, 1942-43. Preceded by a facsimile of the original manuscript from the Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin.

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The Mind of an Outlaw: Selected Essays of Norman Mailer. Edited by Phillip Sipiora. Introduction by Jonathan Lethem. New York: Random House, 15 October. 625 pp., $40. No dedication. Forty-nine of the most important Mailer essays, 1948-2006, including one previously unpublished: “Freud,” a four-page reflection from the mid-1950s. The only comprehensive collection of Mailer’s essays.

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12.1

“The Blood of the Blunt.” Mailer Review, 9-27. Previously unpublished short story, circa 1951. Preceded by a facsimile of the original manuscript from the Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin.

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Norman Mailer/Bert Stern/Marilyn Monroe. Conceived by Lawrence Schiller. Photographs by Bert Stern. Text edited by J. Michael Lennon. Los Angeles: Taschen, 12 December. 275 pp., oversize, $69.99. An abridged version of Marilyn: A Biography (73.30). Approximately 50 passages totaling 20,000 words were trimmed from the original text.

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