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Born in New York on January 1, 1919, J.D. (Jerome David) Salinger's early life gave little hint of what he would become, although there were several factors that affected him deeply. One was the shock of believing he was Jewish and then discovering that he ...
Daily Mail · 1/29/2010
“I put all my genius into my life,” Oscar Wilde once said. “I put only my talent into my works.” But how much of his life did J.D. Salinger put into his works? “Salinger,” a new movie, tries to answer the question, with more biographical focus ...
Washington Post · ByAlexandra Petri · 9/20/2013
A 1951 photo of author J.D. Salinger. (Photo: AP) More weirdness surrounding the strange afterlife of late leave-me-alone American writer J.D. Salinger. This time, it's about three unpublished short stories by Salinger, leaked online in murky circumstances.
USA Today · 11/29/2013
The big revelation in “Salinger” (the film) and “Salinger” (the book), both to be released this week, is that rumors of a vault of unpublished manuscripts by the author of “The Catcher in the Rye” have turned out to be true, and, furthermore ...
Salon · ByLaura Miller · 9/5/2013
And guess what? It's secluded. Set on 12 acres, the spacious 2,900-square-foot house is reached by traveling a mile and half down a winding dirt road flanked by "no trespassing" signs.
Los Angeles Times · ByCarolyn Kellogg · 8/19/2014
By NPR Staff, NPR "J.D. Salinger spent 10 years writing The Catcher in the Rye and the rest of his life regretting it," according to a new book about one of America's best-known and most revered writers. Salinger died three years ago at the age of 91 ...
WBUR · 9/1/2013
Perhaps the greatest literary mystery of the past half-century was the famously guarded life of J.D. Salinger, the author who redefined high school syllabuses forever, then 14 years later disappeared to his compound in Cornish, N.H. “There is a marvelous ...
Bloomberg · 8/26/2013
Literary circles were abuzz after three previously unpublished short stories by American author J.D. Salinger showed up on the Internet this week. The reported works by the reclusive writer of "The Catcher in the Rye" appeared numerous places online ...
CNN · 12/1/2013
JNS.org – Jewish author J.D. Salinger remains mysterious even in death. Yet some new light may soon be shed on the author of “The Catcher in the Rye” and his experiences as a soldier during World War II. Following last year’s release of director ...
The Algemeiner · 4/27/2014
I have traveled to Cornish, New Hampshire, with the intention of buying J.D. Salinger’s house. Last year, when the house went on the market, it was listed for $679,000, but now Jane Darrach, the real estate agent for the property, has told me the price ...
The Jewish Daily Forward · 6/14/2015

J. D. Salinger

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Jerome David "J. D." Salinger was an American writer who won acclaim early in life. He led a very private life for more than a half-century. He pu…
Jerome David "J. D." Salinger was an American writer who won acclaim early in life. He led a very private life for more than a half-century. He published his final original work in 1965 and gave his last interview in 1980.
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