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John David California

John David California's Novel Attempt to Best J. D. Salinger: Read It and Weep

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Finkle

What's missing is the effortless character charisma Salinger provided. It does no damage to the 1951 bestseller. The Catcher in the Rye continues to stand on its own, unassailed.

The Snatcher in the Rye

Laurence Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Laurence Hughes

Salinger's teenage hero, Holden Caulfield, lives on in my unauthorized novel: a mashup combining The Catcher in the Rye and Invasion of the Body Snatchers.

60 Years Later Blocked: Judge Says No To Salinger Spinoff

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — A Swedish author whose new book was promoted as a sequel to J.D. Salinger's "The Catcher in the Rye" cannot publish it in the United ...

John David California, Author Sued By Salinger, Submits Defense: Parody, Not Ripoff

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — An author being sued by J.D. Salinger for copyright infringement is asking a judge to let his book be published. Attorneys for Fredr...

Third Screen: J. D. Salinger Sues

Vickie Karp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Vickie Karp

When does an iconic image, a shared artistic experience, or a germane public idea shift shape from private and protected to public and open to fair use?

Right or Wrong: J.D. Salinger Wants Holden to Stay "Forever Young"

Susan Weissman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Weissman

This isn't about J.D. Salinger's right to legally block the publication of a Catcher in the Rye sequel, but about love and reading Catcher in the Rye for the very first of many times.