“Literary Lasagna: A Conversation with the Least Famous Person You’ll See Regularly at Elaine’s.” Article-interview by Charles T. Powers. Rolling Stone, 6 October. Contains interview with Elaine Kaufman about the writers, actors and politicians who frequented her restaurant. Mailer is quoted briefly about a fight he had at Elaine’s with Jerry Leiber, the lyricist who wrote the words to “Hound Dog,” among other hits. Mailer spent considerable time at Elaine’s, table No. 4.
Norman Mailer: Works and Days — 1970s