Thursday, January 27, 2011

Letters from J. D. Salinger

Some letters from the presumed reclusive author are released on the one year anniversary of his death. 'The enigmatic writer of "The Catcher in the Rye" was an affectionate friend who enjoyed gardening, trips to the theater and church suppers - and thought one restaurant chain's burgers were better than the rest. Chris Bigsby, professor of American studies at the letters' new home, the University of East Anglia, said they challenge Salinger's image as a near-hermit holed up in his New England home.' More...

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