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Jd Salinger

The Director Who Spent $2 Million To Find Truth About Salinger

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 11.02.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Shane Salerno's phone never stops ringing. Known until now as a screenwriter for "Armageddon" and "Savages," working by day on a ...

One Can Never Be Too Rich, Too Thin, or Have Too Many Museums

Edward Goldman | Posted 10.27.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Several years ago, I visited Berlin for eight days, and spent most of my time there going from one museum to another. Still, considering that there ...

J. D. & Me

Doug Bradley | Posted 10.26.2013 | Fifty
Doug Bradley

We all have our own Catcher in the Rye stories, personal testimonies on how the book and its flippant narrator spoke to us, personally and intimately, about "phoniness" and lies and the importance of loyalty.

More Books Coming From 'Catcher In The Rye' Author

The New York Times | Posted 10.25.2013 | Books

LOS ANGELES -- J. D. Salinger may not be done publishing after all, according to claims in a new film and book set for release next week....

"Isolation": A Very Public Playlist for J.D. Salinger

David Wild | Posted 08.21.2013 | Entertainment
David Wild

By virtue of his genius as a writer and the fact that he became a fascinatingly elusive character in his own right, J.D. Salinger remains, even after his death, an absolute somebody. In the weeks ahead, Salinger is posthumously making the kind of splash that he resisted most of his life.

Secrets Of The New Salinger Documentary

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 10.20.2013 | Books

NEW YORK — For much of the nine years that Shane Salerno worked on his J.D. Salinger documentary and book, the project was a mystery worthy of t...

WATCH: Salinger Documentary Trailer Leaves Questions Unanswered

Posted 06.13.2013 | Books

The first trailer for the forthcoming documentary movie "Salinger," about the life of the famous recluse author, has appeared on Yahoo! Movies, and it...

Physics Can Be Fatal: A Talk With Elissa Grodin

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 08.07.2013 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Elissa Grodin's father founded AMC Theaters and invented multiplex and megaplex movie theaters. She has an extensive background in film. Elissa studie...

When God Talks Back

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 08.05.2013 | Religion
Peter A. Georgescu

You pretend that God is there beside you listening with utmost attention to your questions and concerns. Eventually, the game becomes what is experienced as an actual conversation -- or maybe becomes an actual conversation.

David Shields: In His Own Sampled Words

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 07.22.2013 | Books
Davis Schneiderman

"Then the excitement for me in really brilliantly done bricolage...is that the pieces come together as intellectual and emotional investigating. The shards have not only speed and magic, but they have momentum qua excavation."

New Salinger Book And Movie Coming Soon

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 03.31.2013 | Books

NEW YORK — A new J.D. Salinger film and biography are being billed as an unprecedented look into the mysterious life of the author of "The Catch...

Book Club: Diagnosing Holden

Annemarie Dooling | Posted 12.24.2012 | Books
Annemarie Dooling

Last week when we held our Book Club discussion on Catcher in the Rye, we fell down a rabbit hole called Holden Caulfield. It's difficult not to spend...

HuffPost Book Club: Catcher In The Rye

Posted 10.17.2012 | Books

Welcome to the discussion page for The Catcher In The Rye. Scroll down to meet the editors you'll be hearing from, and watch our video discussions, re...

It's a Good Time to Enjoy Snarky Characters

Dave Astor | Posted 10.30.2012 | Books
Dave Astor

Many of us are heading back to work or school. Sort of puts one in a snappish mood, doesn't it? This time of year, novel readers can viscerally relate to fictional characters who are snarky, snippy, and smart-alecky, to quote a recently accessed thesaurus.

J.D. Salinger's Letter To Ernest Hemingway

Posted 08.08.2012 | Books

The following is an excerpt from "Hello Goodbye Hello" [Simon & Schuster,26.95]: J.D. Salinger seeks out Ernest Hemingway The Ritz Hotel, 15 plac...

Judge Rules That J.D. Salinger Is Up For Grabs

AP | HOLLY RAMER | Posted 08.13.2012 | Books

CONCORD, N.H. — J.D. Salinger's son said Wednesday he's stunned that a bill aimed at protecting his late father's privacy has been vetoed in New...

J.D. Salinger Revisited: "Young Girl, Get Out of My Mind"

Will Weaver | Posted 03.31.2012 | Books
Will Weaver

As we pass the two-year anniversary of J.D. Salinger's death, why is it that no one remarks on the obvious? In his life and in his fiction, Salinger had a predilection for young girls and women that, at least from a 21st century lens, does not seem all that healthy.

What We've Learned About J.D. Salinger Since His Death

Kenneth Slawenski | Posted 03.28.2012 | Books
Kenneth Slawenski

The author, who was famous for demanding control over every detail of his work while living, is still in control. Two years on, we are no closer to cementing Salinger's legacy than we were on the day that he died.

New Year's Babies Throughout History

Linda Rosenkrantz | Posted 02.28.2012 | Parents
Linda Rosenkrantz

If you're shopping for New Year's baby names, there are several possible ways to go... But you could also go down the namesake path, paying tribute to a notable bearer of a name you happen to like, one who entered the world on New Year's Eve or Day.

Caulfield's -- A Literary and Culinary Triumph!

Jay Weston | Posted 02.25.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Any place which celebrates its literary side is going to be applauded by me, but to discover a warm, inviting tavern (yes, that's what it is) in the heart of Beverly Hills serving nostalgic American food is an unexpected bonus.

One-Hit Wonders Revisited: Happy Anniversary to The Last Picture Show

David Galenson | Posted 12.04.2011 | Arts
David Galenson

All the artists mentioned here appear to have been conceptual innovators, and that their puzzling declines may be a result of the fact that age is not the friend of the conceptual imagination.

Rare Note From Reclusive Author On Sale

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 11.14.2011 | Books

A handwritten, one-sentence letter by reclusive writer J.D. Salinger is up for sale, the AP reports. The price? Owners of the scribble hope to...

J.D. Salinger's Son Threatens Action Over His Father's Words

Zoe Triska | Posted 11.09.2011 | Books

J.D. Salinger's literary trust recently threatened legal action against memorabilia dealer Gary Zimet for posting a letter on his memorabilia site, mo...

HuffPost Readers Respond: What Book Changed Your Life?

Posted 09.29.2011 | Books

We all have them, those books that you feel changed some aspect of you or shaped you as a person. Lately, we've been curious as to what they are. ...

What Your Favorite Author Says About You

Posted 09.21.2011 | Books

We know the cliche goes, “You are what you eat," but it should really be, "You are what you read.” Or rather, who you read. One's favorite author ...