Creator / Norman Mailer

Norman Mailer (1923-2007) was a two-time Pulitzer prize-winning American author.

He once knocked over Gore Vidal with a headbutt. Vidal had just compared him to Charles Manson at the time. note 

His most famous work included The Naked and the Dead, The Executioner's Song and Armies of the Night.

You can find the basics at The Other Wiki.

Works by Norman Mailer that have their own page on TV Tropes:

Tropes associated with Norman Mailer:

  • Anorgasmia: In the short story "The Time Of Her Time" Sergius to make Denise experience orgasm, because she never could do so before. Eventually he sodomizes her and calls her "a dirty little Jew", which causes her to climax after all.
  • Big Applesauce: In 1955, was one of the founders of the independent newspaper The Village Voice.