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“PPA Press Conference.” Publishers’ Weekly, 22 March, 41-45. Account of a series of press conferences with authors of new books during National Book Awards Week. Mailer’s comments deal with the “moral nihilists’ wing” of current writers, including himself, William Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg and Terry Southern. He also comments on his new novel, 65.7. Mailer’s comment on Saul Bellow’s Herzog, is quoted on 30–31. See 65.4, 65.6, 65.8.