"Catcher in the Rye" author J.D. Salinger dead at 91

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_obit_salinger

Brilliant and reclusive, always an interesting combination.  RIP

 


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My favorite Salinger line

FearlessFreep's picture

"It took me half an hour just to get her goddam brassiere off."

 

Great book - I only recently read it.

HS's picture

It feels so timeless and contemporary, even though it was written 50 years ago.

And that first paragraph: sheer brilliance.

HS

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