in Secondary

78.4

“Mailer’s Real-Life Escapades Outdo Fiction.” Article-interview by Tom Sullivan and Harold Banks. Boston Herald-American, 10 December, Sec. A, p. 3. Summary article on Mailer’s divorce from Beverly Bentley drawn from trial testimony and an interview. Mailer also discusses his forthcoming book, The Executioner’s Song (79.14): “It’s as long as Dostoyevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov, and about a quarter as good. If it’s a quarter as good, it’s good enough.” See 78.5, 79.2, 79.3, 79.5, 79.8, 80.13.