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16.1

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.

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14.4

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 […]

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10.3

Norman Mailer: Moonfire: The Epic Journey of Apollo 11. Conceived by Lawrence Schiller. Text edited by J. Michael Lennon. Introduction by Colum McCann. Los Angeles: Taschen Books, 1 June. 345 pp., oversize, $40. Abridged version of Of a Fire on the Moon (71.1), with hundreds of photographs and maps from NASA, magazine archives and private […]

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97.1

“How the Pharaoh Beat Bogey.” George, January, 54-60, 82-86. Issued with two different covers; one titled “Special Collector’s Edition” with a black-and-white cover photograph of Claudia Schiffer; the other cover has a color photograph of her. Nonfiction narrative on the 1996 presidential campaign. Rpt: 98.7 (partial). See 76.5, 96.8.

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96.8

“War of the Oxymorons.” George, November, 128-39, 164, 166, 168-70, 172-73. Mailer’s first appearance in George. Nonfiction narrative on the Republican and Democratic conventions of 1996. Rpt: Observer Life (London), 10 November, 6-7, 9-10, 12, 14-15, 17-18, 20-21, 23-24; 98.7 (partial), complete in MO. See 76.5, 97.1.

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95.16

Oswald’s Tale: An American Mystery. New York: Random House, 12 May; London: Little, Brown, 7 September. Nonfiction narrative, 828 pp., $30. A signed, leather-bound “limited first edition” appeared simultaneously carrying a two-page preface, “A Special Message for the First Edition from Norman Mailer.” Franklin Center, Pa.: Franklin Library, $75. Dedication: “To Norris, my wife, for […]

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95.8

“Oswald in the U.S.S.R.: Annals of Surveillance.” New Yorker, 10 April, 56-99. Nonfiction narrative excerpt from Oswald’s Tale: An American Mystery (95.16). Rpt: Appearing about a month before 95.16, this excerpt is a much compressed version of parts 2 and 4-9 of volume 1, “Oswald in Minsk with Marina,” with an epilogue from chapter 5, […]

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92.10

“By Heaven Inspired: Republican Convention Revisited.” New Republic, 12 October, 12, 24, 26-27, 30-35. Nonfiction narrative on the August Republican Convention in Houston. Except for his poem “Gladiators: For Hemingway” (74.16), this is Mailer’s only contribution to the New Republic. His report on the 1992 Democratic Convention has never been published. Rpt: 98.7 (partial), complete […]

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St. George and the Godfather. Introduction by John Leonard. New York: Arbor House, September; simultaneously as a softcover. Nonfiction narrative on the 1972 political conventions, 229 pp., $14.95. First hardcover version of the earlier softcover (72.17).

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“The Executioner’s Song.” Playboy, December, 176-77, 192, 196, 386, 370, 372, 374, 376, 382, 384, 386, 388, 390. Nonfiction narrative on Gary Gilmore. Illustrated by Marshall Arisman. Rpt: This third and final installment from The Executioner’s Song (79.14) is a much-compressed and edited version of Gilmore’s execution (chapters 30-40), appearing after 79.14 was published. Playboy […]

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