J.D. Salinger
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Blogs // 1 Articles
News // 2 Articles
//Features

J.D. Salinger and Jethro Tull: The Coming of Age Story Soundtrack
25 Feb 2010 // 4:00 PM

I’m not certain if it says more about J.D. Salinger, Jethro Tull or me, that when I think of the ultimate coming-of-age treatise from the trenches, it’s not a novel but a trio of albums.

J.D. Salinger’s Seymour, a Eulogy
4 Feb 2010 // 4:00 PM

Seymour is the presence you are sure you encountered before the door shut and he was gone; in this way, Seymour (not Holden) becomes the emblem for Salinger himself.

//Columns

Why I Dislike 'Rye': Not be-Holden to Salinger's 'Catcher'
10 Feb 2010 // 3:59 PM

'Catcher in the Rye' is a great novel, but it’s not good. When you're more Ferris Bueller than Holden Caulfield, it's hard to relate to his alienation -- no matter how much teachers want you to.

//Blogs

I'm Comfortable Being a Cliché (J.D. Salinger and Howard Zinn R.I.P.)
29 Jan 2010 // 6:10 AM

I'm comfortable being a cliché. It suits me. I realize I'm one of a zillion dumb hipster-types living in Brooklyn, blogging about ultimately meaningless nonsense,

//News

Two New Works Capture Only Fleeting Glimpses of the Ever-Elusive J.D. Salinger
16 Jul 2014 // 9:05 PM

J.D. Salinger: The Escape Artist and My Salinger Year prove that the man's desire to be left alone may forever frustrate our efforts to know who he truly was.

For this once-infatuated reader, J.D. Salinger's works now seem like so much pretentious talk
4 May 2011 // 5:25 AM

I've outgrown J.D. Salinger, and I don't know where that leaves me. I was 10 when my father handed me "The Catcher in the Rye,"

//Mixed media
//Blogs

The Moving Pixels Podcast Looks at the Scenic Vistas and Human Drama of 'Firewatch'

// Moving Pixels

"This week we consider the beautiful world that Campo Santo has built for us to explore and the way that the game explores human relationships through its protagonist's own explorations within that world.

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