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The Proust Questionnaire: Norman Mailer.” Vanity Fair, January. Thirty-eight questions that originated, not with Proust, but with Antoinette Faure, the daughter of a 19th century French President. Asked which historical figure he most admires, Mailer answered, “Hemingway. His suicide suggested the unseen perils of my profession.” Rpt: Vanity Fair’s Proust Questionnaire: 101 Luminaries Ponder Love, Death, Happiness and the Meaning of Life, 130–132. Edited by Graydon Carter. New York: Rodale, 2009.