Norman Mailer Stabs Wife — New York City, 1960

Steve Newman Writer
5 min readSep 24, 2018

“ Mailer went down into the street to fight…”

Adele Morales & Norman Mailer. Artnet

In November 1960 the heir to the throne of Ernest Hemingway, Norman Mailer, had decided to enter the race for New York Mayor, and was intending to make an informal announcement during a 30th birthday party he was throwing for the Bronx born boxer Roger Donoghue. A press conference was planned for a day or two later to make a formal…