[ US /ˈsæɫɪndʒɝ/ ]
  1. United States writer (born 1919)
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  • J.D. Salinger, 1919-2010, R.I.P. Girls -- and dianthus -- you never know what they're going to think. The winter beauty of dianthus, à la Holden Caulfield « Sugar Creek Gardens’ Blog
  • Her reclusiveness is perhaps best illustrated, if not explained, by her once stating that she most wanted to resemble those writers who, like J. D. Salinger, are known solely by their work, not their personal lives.
  • Salinger and Nabokov, somewhat; and, thanks for the tip, Katie; haven't read Billy Childish; now, will try to find a used copy for povert poets, natch. For laughs ...
  • Salinger's book has powerfully affected, and still affects, so many generations of readers.
  • Salinger's mother was a member of the Scottish diaspora: perhaps Holden Caulfield's existentialist gloom owes more to Scottish miserabilism than to adolescent angst.
  • In Maynard's book, Salinger came across as a crank, drinking his own urine and eating macro-biotic food, a misanthrope and a hermit who had got out of the kitchen even before the heat was turned up.
  • JD Salinger always insisted The Catcher in the Rye was "unactable" and refused to let Top Stories
  • In the legal action, Salinger's lawyers accuse the new unauthorised novel of being "a rip-off pure and simple".
  • Its publication coincides with the release of a documentary film, Salinger. Times, Sunday Times
  • I had so little in common with the female characters who populated Salinger's landscape -- slim, Gentile women in camel-hair coats sunk in noble pain while standing on train platforms in New England college towns. Salinger Taught Her To Be Trashy
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