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“Literary Lion Not So Sure about the Big Catch Anymore.” Article-interview by John Freeman. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 26 January. Mailer says that one early review of The Castle in the Forest (07.10) said that he was just re-writing Freud on the matter of toilet training: “Well, as a father of eight children, I do know a bit about toilet training.” As for reviews generally: “one of the advantages of getting old, is you really don’t give a (expletive) anymore. What are they going to do, come and kill me? Fine, make a martyr out of me! Make me immortal!”