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First Editions, 1948-2007

  • The Naked and the Dead (New York: Rinehart, 1948), novel (48.2)
  • Barbary Shore (New York: Rinehart, 1951), novel (51.1)
  • The Deer Park (New York: Putnam, 1955), novel (55.4)
  • The White Negro: Superficial Reflections on the Hipster (San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1959), essay (58.8)
  • Advertisements for Myself (New York: Putnam, 1959), miscellany (59.13)
  • Deaths for the Ladies (and Other Disasters) (New York: Putnam), poetry (62.3)
  • The Presidential Papers (New York: Putnam, 1963), miscellany (63.37)
  • An American Dream (New York: Dial, 1965), novel (65.7)
  • Cannibals and Christians (New York: Dial, 1966), miscellany (66.11)
  • The Short Fiction of Norman Mailer (New York: Dell, 1967; published with material from Existential Errands under the title The Essential Mailer, Sevenoaks, Kent: New English Library, 1982), collection (67.11)
  • The Deer Park: A Play (New York: Dial, 1967), play (67.13)
  • Why Are We in Vietnam? (New York: Putnam, 1967), novel (67.15)
  • The Bullfight: A Photographic Narrative with Text by Norman Mailer (New York: Macmillan, 1967), essay (67.20)
  • The Armies of the Night: History as a Novel, the Novel as History (New York: New American Library, 1968), nonfiction narrative (68.8)
  • The Idol and the Octopus: Political Writings on the Kennedy and Johnson Administrationsmiscellany (68.11)
  • Miami and the Siege of Chicago: An Informal History of the Republican and Democratic Conventions of 1968 (New York: New American Library, 1968), nonfiction narrative (68.25)
  • Of a Fire on the Moon (Boston: Little, Brown, 1971), nonfiction narrative (71.1)
  • King of the Hill: Norman Mailer on the Fight of the Century (New York: New American Library, 1971), nonfiction narrative (71.15)
  • Prisoner of Sex (Boston: Little, Brown, 1971), essay (71.20)
  • Maidstone: A Mystery (New York: New American Library, 1971), screenplay (71.28)
  • The Long Patrol: 25 Years of Writing from the Work of Norman Mailer (edited with an introduction by Robert F. Lucid, New York: World, 1971), collection (71.29)
  • Existential Errands (Boston: Little, Brown, 1972), miscellany (72.7)
  • St. George and the Godfather (New York: New American Library, 1972), nonfiction narrative (72.17)
  • Marilyn: A Biography; Pictures by the World’s Foremost Photographers (New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1973), biography (73.30)
  • The Faith of Graffiti (New York: Praeger, 1974), essay (74.9)
  • The Fight (Boston: Little, Brown, 1975), nonfiction narrative (75.12)
  • Some Honorable Men: Political Conventions, 1960-1972 (Boston: Little, Brown, 1976), anthology (76.5)
  • Genius and Lust: A Journey through the Major Writings of Henry Miller (New York: Grove, 1976), essay and collection (76.12)
  • A Transit to Narcissus (New York: Howard Fertig, 1978), novel (78.2)
  • The Executioner’s Song (Boston: Little, Brown, 1979), nonfiction narrative (79.14)
  • Of Women and Their Elegance (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1980), novel (80.15)
  • Pieces and Pontifications (Boston: Little, Brown, 1982; Pieces and Pontifications also published simultaneously by Little, Brown as two softcovers; Pontifications edited by J. Michael Lennon with introduction), miscellany (82.16)
  • Ancient Evenings (Boston: Little, Brown, 1983), novel (83.18)
  • Tough Guys Don’t Dance (New York: Random House, 1984), novel (84.17)
  • Conversations with Norman Mailer (edited with an introduction by J. Michael Lennon. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1988) (88.6)
  • Harlot’s Ghost (New York: Random House, 1991), novel (91.26)
  • Oswald’s Tale: An American Mystery (New York: Random House, 1995), nonfiction narrative (95.16)
  • Portrait of Picasso as a Young Man: An Interpretive Biography (New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1995), biography (95.38)
  • The Gospel According to the Son (New York: Random House, 1997), novel (97.13)
  • The Time of Our Time (New York: Random House, 1998), retrospective anthology (98.7)
  • The Spooky Art: Thoughts on Writing (edited by J. Michael Lennon. New York: Random House, 2003), miscellany (03.7)
  • Modest Gifts: Poems and Drawings (New York: Random House, 2003) (03.17)
  • Why Are We at War? (New York: Random House, 2003), essay (03.18)
  • Norman Mailer’s Letters on An American Dream, 1963-1969 (Edited by J. Michael Lennon. Shavertown, PA: Sligo Press, 2004) (04.7)
  • The Big Empty. With John Buffalo Mailer (New York: Nation Books, 2006), conversations (06.2)
  • The Castle in the Forest (New York: Random House, 2007), novel (07.10)
  • On God: An Uncommon Conversation. With Michael Lennon (New York: Random House, 2007), conversations (07.39)

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