I never really had known anyone who had died before and the sudden, senseless, irreversible death of one of the Beatles, at the hands of a guy who was obsessed with J.D. Salinger’s book “The Catcher in the Rye” … · 10/8/2015
NORTH BERWICK — “Catcher in the Rye,” by J.D. Salinger, published in 1951, is an American classic, which is often on the roster of high school and college English classes. The famed author of the book, who died Jan. 27, 2010, has ties to Maine ...
Journal Tribune · ByLiz Gotthelf · 9/30/2015
American literature classics like “The Great Gatsby,” by F. Scott Fitzgerald, “The Catcher in the Rye,” by J.D. Salinger, The “Grapes of Wrath,” by John Steinbeck and Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird,” …
Ogden Standard-Examiner · 10/1/2015
Banned Books
While I am proud to share something in common with Richard Pryor, J.D. Salinger, George Carlin, S.E. Hinton, Maya Angelou, Judy Blume, and countless others who have offended the priggish, I confess to being …
Indy Bay · 10/7/2015
Urbana Champaign
Favorite Band/Artist: Matchbox Twenty. Favorite Song: “In Your Atmosphere” by John Mayer. Favorite Book: Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger. Favorite Team: New England Patriots. Favorite Athlete: Rob … · 10/7/2015
Some notable banned titles include, “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” by Mark Twain, “The Catcher in the Rye” by J.D. Salinger, “Gone with the Wind” by Margaret Mitchell, “The Great Gatsby” by F.
The Signpost · 10/6/2015
Salinger himself said he regretted writing “The Catcher in the Rye,” mostly because of the attention it drew to him. The film also refers to Mary McCarthy’s famous takedown of the Glass family stories, “J.D. Salinger’s Closed Circuit,” in which ...
Salon · ByLaura Miller · 9/4/2013
A 1951 photo of author J.D. Salinger. (Photo: AP) More weirdness surrounding the ... One scholar, Kenneth Slawenski, author of JD Salinger: A Life, told Buzzfeed that the leaked stories "look to be true transcripts of the originals." Besides being a ...
USA Today · ByMaria Puente · 11/29/2013
The authors of a new J.D. Salinger biography are claiming they have cracked one of publishing's greatest mysteries: What 'The Catcher in the Rye' novelist was working on during the last half century of his life. The new book and related film will be ...
Daily Mail · 8/26/2013
“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

J. D. Salinger

Jerome David Salinger was an American writer who won acclaim early in life. He led a very private life for more than a half-century. He publishe…
Jerome David 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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