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J. D. Salinger: The Escape Artist,” by Thomas Beller, is a story of echoes. In this short, sensitive and irresistible biography, echoes ricochet from Salinger to Beller and back, bouncing off a word, a phrase, an accent, a memory, a chat with an ...
New York Times · 7/31/2014
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
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
J.D. Salinger, one of the most reclusive authors of the modern era, will be the subject of a new biography written by David Shields and Shane Salerno and released by Simon & Schuster, Jonathan Karp, the publisher, said on Tuesday. The book, which Simon ...
The New York Times · ByDave Itzkoff · 1/29/2013
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 This time, it's about three unpublished short stories by Salinger, leaked online in murky circumstances.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 · ByMaria Puente · 11/29/2013
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Washington Post · 9/20/2013
More than 60 years after The Catcher in the Rye was first published, and four years on from his death in 2010, American author J.D. Salinger continues to divide people. He even divides some people from their younger selves. Many who identified with Catcher ...
THE CONVERSATION · 8/21/2014
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
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. Starting between 2015 and 2020, a series of ...
News Max · 8/25/2013
When J.D. Salinger died in 2010, Charles McGrath wrote his Times obituary. In it, he describes the initial reaction to “Catcher” and how reading it used to be a “rite of passage”: Though not everyone, teachers and librarians especially, was sure ...
New York Times Blogs · 1/28/2010

J. D. Salinger

Writer
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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