Running against the Machine: A Grass Roots Race for the New York Mayoralty by Norman Mailer, Jimmy Breslin, Peter Maas, Gloria Steinem and others. Edited by Peter Manso. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, late August; simultaneously as a softcover. Miscellany, 313 pp., $6.95.
Articles, debates, interviews, position papers, speeches and columns concerning the campaign of Mailer and Breslin for the Democratic nomination for mayor and City Council president of New York, respectively. One-paragraph preface, dated 22 July, from Mailer ending with a dedication “to the hard-working staff and the enthusiastic volunteers of the Mailer-Breslin Campaign.”