In April, “The Language of Men,” a short story, is published in Esquire, the first of over 40 Mailer appearances in this magazine. Mailer and Adele visit New Orleans (where he takes peyote for the first and last time) and Mexico in the summer and early fall.
“The Language of Men.” Esquire, April, 61, 115-17. Story, based on Mailer’s experience as an Army cook in occupied Japan. First of more than 40 contributions to the magazine with which Mailer has been most closely identified. Rpt: Various Temptations. New York: Avon, 1955, softcover; The Armchair Esquire, edited by Arnold Gingrich and L. Rust […]