RIP Norman Mailer

RIP Norman Mailer

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One of the world's great larger-than-life literary personalities died Saturday: Norman Mailer helped found the New Journalism movement, stabbed his second wife, ran for mayor of New York City, battled Gore Vidal, and--perhaps most important--wrote classic books like The Naked And The Dead and The Executioner's Song. Mailer wasn't what you would call a beloved figure--here's a list of some of his enemies--but that's what made him so lovable to his fans. Mailer died of renal failure at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. He was 84

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