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“Behind the Lines: Dropping His Guard.” Article-interview by Dick Schapp. New York Herald Tribune, 14 March. Mailer discusses his problems in writing An American Dream (65.7) as a month-by-month serial: “The thought that I’d be missing a character in the last installment was unbearable. I had to plot carefully. This is the most orderly book I’ve ever written.” Important interview.