Letters

Mailer’s Letters on An American Dream, 1963-69

A second printing of 50 copies of 76 Mailer letters concerning the conception, composition, publication and reception of his 1965 novel, An American Dream, has been made available to The Mailer Society. Bound in maroon buckram, with gold spine lettering, this edition is identical to the first limited edition of 140 copies, except for its binding and the presence of an errata sheet, laid in. It is 123 pages in length with 14 illustrations (ten in color), a bibliography, appendices, a full index and an introduction and notes by the editor J. Michael Lennon. The edition includes letters to Pete Hamill, Diana Trilling, Jason Epstein, Mickey Knox, Don Kaufmann, Roger Shattuck, Willie Morris, Louis Mailer, Vance Bourjaily, John W. Aldridge, Diana Athill, Don Carpenter, Robert F. Lucid, and Mailer’s Japanese translator, Eichii Yamanishi, among many others. To purchase a copy, send a check for $35 (postage included), made out to The Norman Mailer Society, and send to David Light, Treasurer, 75 Jennings Lane, Windham, CT. 06280