Letter to the editor. Soho News, 19–25 August, 24. Writing in response to a comment in John Lombardi’s article, “Norman Mailer’s White Negro: Jack Henry Abbott and the End of Hip,” in the 5-11 August issue, Mailer says, “You wrote a factoid. I keep no bodyguard. Never have.” See 80.9, other 1981 and 1982 entries.