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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.

10 Best Short Stories Of All Time

flavorwire.com | Posted 07.27.2011 | Books

As a fitting finale to National Short Story Month, we asked the talented crew over at One Story to name their ten favorite epigrammatic tales. Tanya R...

Getting Slizzard: HuffPost Readers Pick Best Drinking Scenes In Literature (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In "Macbeth," Macduff famously asks, "What three things does drink especially provoke?" To which the porter replies, "Marry, sir, nose-painting, slee...

J. D. Salinger Remembered With Gratitude and Suspicion

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Finkle

The only book my mother ever forbade me to read was The Catcher in the Rye. Perhaps if she'd used reverse psychology, I wouldn't have become an avid Salinger fan.

For Esme With Love and Squalor

Joseph Freeman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
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.

Remembering J.D. Salinger

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

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 | Books

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 ...