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Six Stories: Salinger Inspired Cinema

Kim Morgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kim Morgan

Salinger's Garbo-like elusiveness and impossible adaptations never stopped legions of filmmakers from being influenced by both the work and the man.

Howard Zinn And J. D. Salinger: Two Heroes

Wendy Block | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wendy Block

I would never have linked these two icons - Zinn and Salinger. But after both deaths unsettled me similarly, I realized that what I loved about each was his rebellious, idealistic soul.

JD Salinger, and His Way, Are Dead

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Wolff

A number of months ago, when he roused himself to file yet another law suit against another writer who came too close to him, I wrote a post about JD ...

Jerome David Salinger - 1919-2010

James Campion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
James Campion

There was always something comforting about knowing that Salinger was still shuffling around the bending country roads. But now he checks out with the mind and heart of the Holy Trilogy and one masterpiece.

JD Salinger

Phil Perrier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Phil Perrier

At 91 J.D. Salinger died, after many years in seclusion. Perfect. What better way for a genius novelist to live his life. Cranky and fiercely private. Just how Holden would want it.

Holden Caulfield on Banking

Norb Vonnegut | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Norb Vonnegut

Do you get the sense that the banking reform melee is like one massive free-for-all where the combatants, all snarling and backbiting each another, will stymie true and productive reform and turn it "phony?"

For Esme With Love and Squalor

Joseph Freeman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Joseph Freeman

Explaining his love for one story, James Wood wrote that it's the kind you want to read aloud to someone. If I had to pick a few stories that meet Wood's assessment, one of them would have to be Salinger's tender For Esme With Love and Squalor.

Bret Easton Ellis Is Happy About J.D. Salinger's Death (PICTURE)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The internet is buzzing with the fans mourning the death of much-beloved author J.D. Salinger. Salinger has been dominating Twitter all day, but autho...

J.D. Salinger (1919-2010): His Legacy Isn't 'Catcher in the Rye'. It's His Glass Family Stories

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jesse Kornbluth

The Glass kids are at the center of Franny and Zooey, the one Salinger book I can re-read every year. With the exception of a short story, it's the last fiction Salinger has published -- and we're talking 1961 here.

Joyce Maynard In Spotlight With J.D. Salinger's Death

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Joyce Maynard is gaining plenty of attention today in light of J.D. Salinger's death at 91. Maynard's memoir "At Home In The World" in 1998 detaile...

Another Writer Guy Dead. But Where's Octomom?

Steven Weber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steven Weber

The death of JD Salinger will most likely be heralded by the shrinking community which reveres art and culture, knowing that without them, society is a sterile, shallow, casually consuming mass.

Remembering J.D. Salinger

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

J.D. Salinger, the legendary author, youth hero and fugitive from fame whose "The Catcher in the Rye" shocked and inspired a world he increasingly shu...

Share Your J.D. Salinger Memories

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Like the passing of any great artist, the death of author J.D. Salinger has heralded in a nostalgia not only for his works but also the moments those ...

J.D. Salinger Quotes: Best Sayings From 'Catcher In The Rye' Author

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In honor of J.D. Salinger, who died today at 91, HuffPost Books collected some of the best Salinger quotes. You may want to share these Salinger qu...

J.D. Salinger Reviews: The New York Review Of Books On The Legendary Author

The New York Review of Books | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

J.D. Salinger's death has struck a chord around the world as those who grew up with the legendary author reflect on the end of an era. What has been s...

Is It the Thought That Counts? Or Is It the Book?

Carole Baron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Carole Baron

Books make great gifts and I am in a unique position-- editor, publisher, reader -- to come up with something special for each person on my list.

J.D. Salinger's Letters to Me

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

Over the last thirty years of his life, Salinger -- or Jerry, as his closest intimates called him -- exchanged hundreds of letters with me, a correspondence which both of us found profoundly nourishing to our souls.

Facebook Friendships and Social Influence: Guest Blog

Giles Slade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Giles Slade

We followed 1,700 interconnected college students on Facebook. Their profiles listed favorite bands, movies, and authors. But we wondered how their tastes might spread.

Lord of the Flies

Gershon Hepner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Gershon Hepner

Inspired by an article by John Carey on how the manuscript of The Lord of the Flies was rejected by countless publishers,

Emily Dickinson and the Buddha vs. the WWF

Dean Sluyter | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dean Sluyter

When the dream of self dissolves, we awake and see that the true church is wherever we are.

60 YEARS LATER: COMING THROUGH THE RYE - J.D. Salinger Sues Over Sequel

06/04/2009 | Michael Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

"What I have to do, I have to catch everybody if they start to go over the cliff," says Holden Caulfield in the literary masterpiece The Catcher in th...