"A Man of Letters" is published in the January issue of Playboy (09.1). It consists of 28 letters, 1952-2008, from Mailer to 23 different individuals, including Gore Vidal, James Baldwin, Truman Capote, Lillian Ross and Gordon Lish. Twenty-four of the letters are reprinted in Selected Letters of Norman Mailer (14.3). Fifteen letters from Mailer to various correspondents are published in three issues of the NYRB (12 February, 26 February, and 12 March). All 15 are later reprinted in Selected Letters of Norman Mailer.