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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.

Marco Roth's Vanished New York in 'The Scientists'

Elizabeth Benedict | Posted 12.08.2012 | Books
Elizabeth Benedict

Profound, intricate, literary, a little gossipy and more than a little heartbreaking -- such is Marco Roth's echt New York memoir, The Scientists.

Salinger Taught Her To Be Trashy

The Paris Review | Jillian Lauren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

But it wasn't until age fourteen that I met Seymour Glass and fell in love. I read Nine Stories and read it again and found that it left me suffering ...

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 ...

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...