In this series I detail crimes committed by authors or writers. First up, two authors who became literary celebrities despite their criminal history....or even because of it.
#JackHenryAbbott #IsseiSagawa #NormanMailer #GaryGilmore #TheExecutionersSong #Japan #cannibalism
Several resources were used in the research for this episode including:
Sewell Chan, The New York Times, "Mailer and the Murderer," Nov 12, 2007.
Bruce Jackson, Buffalo Report, "Jack Henry Abbott, 58," Mar 1 2002.
M.A. Farber, The New York Times, "Freedom for Convict-Author: Complex and Conflicting Tale," 1981.
Katherine Ramsland, CrimeLibrary.com, "The Cannibal Celebrity: Issei Sagawa,".
Julian Ryall, Post Magazine, "Poetic Justice: is the Japanese cannibal finally paying a price?," Dec 7, 2013.
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