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Author photo. Norman Mailer, Miami Book Fair International, 1988 by Wikipedia user MDCarchives

Norman Mailer, Miami Book Fair International, 1988 by Wikipedia user MDCarchives

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The Naked and the Dead 3,492 copies, 37 reviews
The Executioner's Song 2,413 copies, 43 reviews
Ancient Evenings 1,091 copies, 19 reviews
The Castle in the Forest 1,072 copies, 28 reviews
The Armies of the Night 1,044 copies, 10 reviews
Harlot's Ghost 1,021 copies, 12 reviews
An American Dream (Author) 941 copies, 6 reviews
Tough Guys Don't Dance 888 copies, 12 reviews
The Gospel According to the son 763 copies, 9 reviews
The Fight 611 copies, 13 reviews
Of a Fire on the Moon 445 copies, 7 reviews
Miami and the Siege of Chicago 443 copies, 6 reviews
Marilyn: A Biography 426 copies, 5 reviews
The Deer Park 407 copies, 3 reviews
Advertisements For Myself 300 copies, 6 reviews
Why Are We in Vietnam?: A Novel 279 copies, 5 reviews
Barbary Shore 230 copies, 2 reviews
The Prisoner of Sex 206 copies, 2 reviews
The Time of Our Time 165 copies, 1 review
Cannibals and Christians 132 copies, 1 review
Of Women and Their Elegance 67 copies, 1 review
The Faith of Graffiti 65 copies, 2 reviews
St. George and the Godfather 63 copies, 1 review
Selected Letters of Norman Mailer 57 copies, 19 reviews
The white negro 41 copies, 1 review
The Deer Park: A Play 25 copies, 1 review
The Idol and the Octopus 22 copies, 1 review
Maidstone 17 copies
Pieces 9 copies
The Bullfight 6 copies
V-Best 5 copies
Shika no sono 3 copies
Strange Love 2 copies
La sfida 1 copy
1989 1 copy
A sze bomb 1 copy
Kiseki 1 copy
Obora 1 copy
Naked Lunch (Contributor, some editions) 9,616 copies, 98 reviews
The Portable Beat Reader (Viking Portable Library) (Contributor) 1,273 copies, 7 reviews
The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry (Contributor) 509 copies, 3 reviews
Gonzo: The Life of Hunter S. Thompson (Contributor) 494 copies, 8 reviews
The New Journalism (Contributor) 277 copies, 1 review
Why I Write: Thoughts on the Craft of Fiction (Contributor) 165 copies, 4 reviews
The Best American Sports Writing of the Century (Contributor) 156 copies, 1 review
Writers at Work 03 (Interviewee) 124 copies
The Best of Abbie Hoffman (some editions) 92 copies
Papa: A Personal Memoir (Preface, some editions) 76 copies
Sting Like a Bee : The Muhammad Ali Story (Preface) 41 copies, 2 reviews
Unknown California (Contributor) 40 copies
The Jewish Writer (Contributor) 38 copies
Last Tango in Paris: The Screenplay With Photographs From The Film (Contributor, some editions; Contributor) 27 copies, 1 review
Ragtime [1981 film] 23 copies, 1 review
Homicidal Acts #4 (Contributor) 8 copies
I'm a Little Special (Contributor) 8 copies
Big Table 3 (Contributor) 5 copies
Ghosts and Ghastlies (Contributor) 4 copies
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Norman Mailer has 4 media appearances.

Norman Mailer
Booknotes, Sunday, June 25, 1995
Norman Mailer discusses Oswald's Tale: An American Mystery.

Mr. Mailer discussed his book, "Oswald's Tale: An American Mystery," published by Random House. It examines the life of Lee Harvey Oswald after he defected to the Soviet Union at the age of nineteen. It provides a wider view on the absurdity of the Cold War through the eyes of this man who became disillusioned with both countries, but it is not focused on whether or not Mr. Oswald was the sole assassin of President Kennedy. Mr. Mailer uses FBI transcripts and recorded dialogues to argue that the murder occurred in order to promote a new kind of society superior to American capitalism. (timspalding)… (more)
An interview with Norman Mailer
Charlie Rose, Tuesday, April 22, 1997
Norman Mailer

Novelist Norman Mailer discusses his book (timspalding)

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