The journey of J.D. Salinger from young wiseacre to world-celebrated author and notorious recluse is absorbingly traced in Danny Strong’s “Rebel in the Rye.” The movie opens in 1939, when budding scribe Jerome “Jerry” Salinger (Nicholas …
J.D. Salinger (1919 – 2010) was a contemporary of Judy Garland (1922 – 1969), the great entertainer whose singing and acting spanned radio, blockbuster films and cabaret. “He talked a lot about Judy Garland and child actors, the …
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The confessional has long been her bread-and-butter — her earlier memoir, "At …
In the Woody Allen film — sorry, the Noah Baumbach film that feels like an …
While this episodic film, configured like a short-story collection (think J.D. Salinger’s Glass family), is laser-pointer specific, its tensions are universally …
His father’s first job was teaching English at Valley Forge Military Academy, and taught “Catcher in the Rye” author J.D. Salinger. He later taught at Drexel. …
The last book I read because I wanted to: "The Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger. The worst thing about being my age: Right now, I am working on my …
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The Catcher in the Rye is one of the greatest novels of all time. Its power is increased due to the mystique of its author J.D. Salinger, who only published two novels and a collection of short stories. Salinger was a recluse, and his …
Famously, the essay and photo attracted the attentions of J. D. Salinger, for whom she dropped out of Yale at the start of her sophomore year. Their 11-month love …