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J.D. Salinger Probably Isn't Happy About New Book 'Three Early Stories'

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 07.24.2014 | Books

Notoriously reclusive author J.D. Salinger must be turning over in his grave. Nearly 50 years since his last story was published, three of Salinger...

Before Their Books Were Famous, These Authors Worked the Following Odd Jobs

Meira Bienstock | Posted 06.02.2014 | Books
Meira Bienstock

It may seem as though all the famous writers have full-time writing jobs to which boost their chances of their novels selling and hitting the bookshelves. However, by looking through the authors etched in literary history, this is far from the case.

Joyce Maynard On Dating J.D. Salinger

Posted 01.24.2014 | Books

Joyce Maynard's 2009 novel, Labor Day, has been adapted into a feature film that hits theaters Jan. 31. The writer already has one other claim to fame...

Read Three Previously Unpublished J.D. Salinger Stories

Posted 11.29.2013 | Books

Three stories written by the famously reclusive J.D. Salinger were leaked online yesterday, according to BuzzFeed. The stories originally appeared ...

Lessons Learned in Ann Patchett's This Is The Story of a Happy Marriage

Nancy Doyle Palmer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Nancy Doyle Palmer

Ann Patchett most definitely has something to say, in her fully realized and beautiful voice. I recently interviewed Patchett about her new book.

J.D. Salinger and His Love for Homeopathic Medicine

Dana Ullman | Posted 12.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Dana Ullman

Maynard wrote (and Salinger's daughter Margaret confirmed, in her own book, published in 2000) that Salinger has a special love and even a "preoccupation" with homeopathy.

This Movie Is Paul Thomas Anderson Meets Thomas Pynchon Meets J.D. Salinger

Bernard Radfar | Posted 11.24.2013 | Entertainment
Bernard Radfar

Now that we know a little too much about Salinger, will the real Thomas Pynchon please step forward. It is time, Tom. I get it, the work is the message, the gift.

This Author Has Written the Year's Funniest E-Book Single with His Skewering of J.D. Salinger

Howard Polskin | Posted 11.20.2013 | Books
Howard Polskin

Timing is everything. With the early September 2013 release of the documentary feature film Salinger and the accompanying book of the same title, Salinger fever is running high.

8 Coming-of-Age Stories for Our Generation

Uloop | Posted 11.19.2013 | College
Uloop

My generation gets a lot of flack for being self-involved, lazy, and socially-inept whiners, like Holden Caulfield. However, I would like to challenge the people making these claims to think about whether or not they felt certain when they made decisions that altered the rest of their lives.

Salinger's Wisdom

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 11.19.2013 | Religion
Peter A. Georgescu

Salinger's magic was in the observant way he used detail to make his characters come alive. On just a surface level, it never matters much what happens in a Salinger story, because it's such a pleasure simply of hanging around and listening to his people interact.

Now There's A J.D. Salinger Movie Coming

AP | Posted 11.18.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Harvey Weinstein is developing a feature film about J.D. Salinger to follow a recently released documentary. The Weinstein Co. said ...

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.

Achieving Fame Isn't for the Faint of Heart

Michael Drew | Posted 11.11.2013 | Books
Michael Drew

I've been thinking a lot about how people become known. And what they do with that when they do eventually become known.

Colbert Explains Everything About J.D. Salinger

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 09.11.2013 | Comedy

Based on some reviews of the new documentary "Salinger," we recommend skipping out and watching Stephen Colbert's Book Club devoted to the legendary a...

'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, America's Most Famous Recluse, Is Coming Soon to a Theatre Near You

Paul Alexander | Posted 11.05.2013 | Entertainment
Paul Alexander

Cinematically engrossing and emotionally gripping, Salinger paints a complete portrait of the man and the artist.

WATCH: The Week's Best Throwback Pics, Style And Trends

Posted 09.05.2013 | HuffPost Home

Ah, another week, another Thursday. And to celebrate, we're rounding up amazing photos, styles and trends from "back in the day." This week's best nos...

J.D. Salinger: The Ultimate Celebrity

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.05.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The biggest revelation in the new documentary Salinger is that The Catcher in the Rye author was not a recluse. Rather fame averse and a champion of i...

Where Salinger Probably Met All Those 'Phonies'

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 09.05.2013 | HuffPost Home

Though many pixels have been sacrificed documenting the differences between the current young generation versus the preceding generations, not many ha...

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...

Movie Review: Salinger

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.04.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

After all the hype about its supposedly mind-blowing revelations about the late J.D. Salinger, Shane Salerno's Salinger turns out to be a hype -- an overblown, overlong documentary with little that is either truly revelatory or earth-shaking.

Conversations with Gloria Estefan, Julian Lennon and Emmy Wildwood, A Wacky Chat with Tom Ruprecht, Plus a Jessta James Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.03.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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With Passion and Gusto: The Listeners Speak

Edward Goldman | Posted 11.03.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

One of the rewards of speaking my mind on the ups and downs in the art scene is getting to read your responses to my programs. Sometimes it is just ...

J.D. Salinger Furor Makes 'Caulfield's' Even More Popular!

Jay Weston | Posted 11.03.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Pay tribute to the book by catching a tumbler of rye.

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 ...