catcher in the rye

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NewLiteratureLab: Another Maynard Sings on Account of J.D. Salinger

In my twenties I fell for one of my lovers over our mutual lust for J.D. Salinger’s Franny and Zooey, of which we would read snippets to each other on our long distance phone calls. Salinger’s characters seemed to inhabit a world I was deeply attracted to; one in which intelligent, stylish people saw through each … Continue reading

Cinemashrink: Salinger, 2013

Salinger, 2013 Writer and Director: Shane Salerno As I walked out of the theater after seeing Shane Salerno’s documentary, Salinger, I wondered.  Why am I interested in J.D. Salinger?  Have I been wondering why the famous author stopped publishing in 1965 and retreated from the limelight to Cornish, his home in the woods of New … Continue reading