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Fall Arts Preview: Top 10 Books

Fall Arts Preview: Top 10 Books The New York Observer lists its top ten books for this fall, including both Norman Mailer: A Double Life and Mind of an Outlaw. Congrats to Mike and Phil! Norman Mailer: A Double LifeBy J. Michael Lennon(Simon & Schuster, Oct. 15) Norman Mailer gets a massive critical reassessment at the hands of journalist (and…

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75 Books…

From Esquire, via Collected Miscellany, comes “75 Books Every Man Should Read.” It lists Mailer’s The Naked and the Dead as #25 (I might have scored it higher than some of those above it) — in the company of Hemingway, Fitzgerald, DeLillo, Melville, Dostoyevsky, Tolstoy, Faulkner, and Roth. This is, indeed, a man’s list —…