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Before the Literary Bar

In which the author puts his new Marilyn Monroe book on trial—before the critics do.

Nov 1980
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Only in America

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The Genius

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Married to Marilyn

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The Language of Men

Apr 1953
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The White Man Unburdened

Or, Why Are We in Iraq?
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Miami Beach and Chicago

Nov 1968
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The Prisoner of Sex

Mar 1971
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Birds and Lions

Writing from the inside out.

Dec 2002
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Oswald in the U.S.S.R.

Why did Lee Harvey Oswald go to Moscow? Unpublished KGB transcripts and recollections of the Oswalds’ friends in Minsk—many interviewed here for the first time—reveal that, in searching for evidence of espionage, the Soviets produced an intimate portrait of a strange and troubled marriage.

Apr 1995
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The White Negro

Oct 1957
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Ego (The Ali vs. Frazier Fight)

In a classic article, Norman Mailer writes about the two great heavyweights and their equally classic fight.
Mar 1971
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Superman Comes to the Supermarket

In November 1960, Norman Mailer first tried his hand at a genre that would come to define his career. This is Mailer’s debut into the world of political journalism, a sprawling classic examining John F. Kennedy.

Nov 1960