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A Portrait of the Artist as a Predator

I'll never read "For Esmé — With Love and Squalor" the same way again, having just found out from a new biography that J.D. Salinger told one of his lovers, Jean...

The 1940 Census: A New Way to Gawk at Celebrities

When the National Archives and Records Administration unveiled data from the 1940 Census on Monday, amateur genealogists flocked. The overwhelming amount of...

J.D. Salinger

"Don't ever tell anybody anything." So says holden Caulfield in The Catcher in the Rye, the 1951 novel that became holy writ for generations of disaffected...

J.D. Salinger: "Keep Your Hands Off My Legacy"

J.D. Salinger may have hated visitors, but he sure loved lawyers. The famously reclusive author fended off all attempts by others to adapt his writings,...

J.D. Salinger.

Take the little paperbacks down from the shelf, and you can hold the collected works of J.D. Salinger--one novel, three volumes of stories--in the palm of one...

J.D. Salinger Dies: Hermit Crab of American Letters

Take the austere little paperbacks down from the shelf and you can hold the collected works of J.D. Salinger — one novel, three volumes of stories — in the palm...

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