J.D. Salinger: Tribute.

Via on Jan 28, 2010

One day after Professor Howard Zinn passed away, we lose one of our greatest, and most reclusive writers: JD Salinger. If you haven’t read his work, what there is of it, do. Take the time, you’ll enjoy and cherish it.

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Breaking News Alert

The New York Times
Thu, January 28, 2010 — 1:17 PM ET
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J.D. Salinger, Author of ‘The Catcher in the Rye,’ Is Dead at 91

J. D. Salinger, who was thought at one time to be the most
important American writer to emerge since World War II but
who then turned his back on success and adulation, has died
in Cornish, N.H., where he lived in seclusion for more than
50 years, his son told The Associated Press. He was 91.

Mr. Salinger’s literary reputation rests on a slender but
enormously influential body of published work: the novel “The
Catcher in the Rye,” the collection “Nine Stories” and two
compilations, each with two long stories about the fictional
Glass family: “Franny and Zooey” and “Raise High the Roof
Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: An Introduction.”

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4 Responses to “J.D. Salinger: Tribute.”

  1. via FB:
    Bob Weisenberg
    Great NYT article on JD Salinger (Catcher in Rye), who died Weds. http://bit.ly/akRB9R Into Buddhism & Vedanta. #yogadork @elephant journal

  2. [...] read his work, what there is of it, do. Take the time, you’ll enjoy and cherish it.  From JD Salinger: Tribute ~via Waylon [...]

  3. Heather Grimes Heather Grimes says:

    wow. river phoenix as holden caulfield. heart-breaking.

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