This Day in Jewish History 1923: Nachum Malek Is Born, Will Become Norman Mailer

Macho provocateur, social commentator and political dabbler: Obnoxious as some found him, attempts to understand society better made Norman Mailer just as profound.

January 31, 1923, is the birthdate of Norman Mailer, prolific American novelist, journalist, dabbler in politics, macho provocateur and social commentator,...