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Salinger Documentary

Salinger: The Documentary on PBS

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.23.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

It's fitting that the 200th episode of American Masters on PBS features writer J. D. Salinger, an author so influential it is hard to imagine the course of 20th century American literature without his imprint of lost innocence in the novel The Catcher in the Rye.

J.D. Salinger: Sage or Sermonizer?

Philip Goldberg | Posted 11.16.2013 | Religion
Philip Goldberg

In the hands of a master like Salinger, spiritual dilemmas seem as perfectly suited to his characters as jealousy does to Shakespeare's Othello. Often denigrated as self-absorbed neurotics, they are undergoing upheavals and transformations that spiritual aspirants identify with.

'Salinger' Doc Takes Kitchen-Sink Approach

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 11.05.2013 | Entertainment

"Reclusive." Is that an adjective, or is it actually part of J.D. Salinger's name? The word has been used so often to describe the famous writer, one ...

J.D. Salinger Was Fixated With Girls 'On The Cusp Of Womanhood'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 09.04.2013 | Books

The life of famously private author J.D. Salinger is being blown wide open with the release of a new documentary called "Salinger" and an accompanying...

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 ...

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...