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Jd Salinger

Tonally Inappropriate Book Covers

flavorwire.com | Posted 08.06.2011 | Books

Everyone knows that you’re not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but um, we kind of do it all the time. In fact, half the fun of that anachroni...

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...

PHOTOS: 10 Cybernetic Buildings

Tom Mallory | Posted 07.25.2011 | Arts
Tom Mallory

As I set about writing on "interactive architecture" this week, I was struck by the semantic challenges and numerous connotations of "interactivity." ...

From Huck Finn To Holden Caulfield: Top 10 Outsiders' Stories

guardian.co.uk | Stephen Kelman | Posted 07.25.2011 | Books

Stephen Kelman was born in 1976. After finishing his degree he worked variously as a warehouse operative, a careworker, and in marketing and local gov...

Woody Allen's Top 5 Books

guardian.co.uk | Woody Allen | Posted 07.09.2011 | Books

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Tribeca Film Exclusive Interview: Alex Gibney's Catching Hell -- Sports: The Dark Side

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 07.05.2011 | Entertainment
Cynthia Ellis

Can catching a ball for your favorite baseball team, in front of millions of fans, literally ruin your life? This very scenario is the subject of Alex Gibney's brilliant new documentary, Catching Hell.

New York, I Love You: 10 Favorite Books About The Big Apple

Rob Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Rob Silverman

I first moved to New York City in 1996, and I have no need or desire to live anywhere else in the world. After living in New York City for over half o...

Teen Angst Reads: Books That Rocked Your World At 16...But Fall Flat Now

flavorwire.com | Nina MacLaughlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We all have a few: the books we read when we were young that altered everything. These were the world-changers, the reality-definers, the stories you ...

Spotted Reading In Public: The Classics We Saw You Reading (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

People seem to be reverting to the comfort of reading classics in the cold weather. We spotted lots of them out there, among the breezy reads. What we...

Larry Rivers After Crossing His Delaware

Barbara Probst Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Barbara Probst Solomon

Larry was intellectual, literary, and one of the most brainy artists of his generation, but there was always the feeling in the art world that the more intellectual the artist, the less talented the painter.

J.D. Salinger Never Invited Me Back

Charlie Carillo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Charlie Carillo

My heart is hammering away as I'm driving up J.D. Salinger's long, snowy driveway, and it hits me like the night train: This isn't how I wanted it to happen.

Salinger Courted Fame After All

Tom Payne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Tom Payne

We thought he was the tight-lipped, pap-menacing boffin who wrote The Catcher in the Rye, but it turns out that he was a media popsy who was desperate to make contact with people.

J.D. Salinger Liked Burger King, Watching Tennis, Letters Reveal

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

LONDON — He had a reputation as a literary recluse, but a trove of previously unseen letters written by J.D. Salinger to a British friend reveal...

Philosophy And A J.D. Salinger Biography

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"Examined Lives" by James Miller New York Times Few readers will be astounded to learn that philosophers make as much of a mess of their lives as an...

Dead Folks 2010: Everyone's Pushing Up Roses

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

Happy New Year, darlings. All of you reading this piece have something in common: you survived 2010. Not everyone was so lucky, and a lot of people, as always, took the off-ramp from Life.

Unfilmable Books

The Huffington Post | Gabe Habash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Books and movies have gone hand-in-hand since Hollywood's very beginnings. Some of its greatest triumphs--"The Godfather," "Gone With The Wind," "The ...

Obama Should Have Thanked India

Philip Goldberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Philip Goldberg

President Obama predicts the American-India relationship would be "one of the defining partnerships of the twenty-first century." No doubt. But our two nations have already been trading ideas for over two centuries.

J. D. Salinger Biography Coming In January

GalleyCat | Jason Boog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

On January 25, 2011, Random House will publish Kenneth Slawenski's biography of the late J. D. Salinger. Salinger: A Life was published in the U.K. ea...

Twain, Salinger, Kafka ...

guardian.co.uk | Nicholas Royle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Their writings help us see in different and remarkable ways the extent to which literature and telephones are in cahoots. When the phone starts ringin...

Dust Jacket Sketchbook: A Cartoonist's Take On The Literary World (PHOTOS)

Jeffrey Koterba | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jeffrey Koterba

2010-09-24-cartoonist.gif As an editorial cartoonist who is also a writer and lover of books, I'm continually on the lookout for opportunities to draw literary-themed cartoons.

Julia the Hindu, and the Pray in Eat Pray Love

Philip Goldberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Philip Goldberg

The powerful forces of celebrity and popular culture have thrust India's Vedic heritage into the spotlight. All the media attention inspires some to cynicism and others to a genuine spiritual enquiry.

Books That Sell

Laurence Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Laurence Hughes

Twitter was all atwitter about a recent Wall Street Journal opinion piece which argued that the increasingly difficult economics of the publishing business will soon lead to advertising in ebooks.

Joyce Maynard

Joyce Maynard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Joyce Maynard

On the Facebook page of my 26-year-old son--a place I am not encouraged to visit but do, occasionally, when too much time elapses between calls home t...

Bret Easton Ellis Breaks Silence On His Public Celebration Of J.D. Salinger's Death

The Evening Herald | Olaf Tyaransen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

WHEN Catcher in the Rye author JD Salinger died last January, many US literary figures were quick to publicly lament his passing. Not Bret Easton Elli...

J.D. Salinger, Nicholas Sparks, Maurice Sendak And More: When Writers Get Angry

Lit Drift | Jiv Evanczuk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

There's definitely a certain appeal about the "angry" writer. I don't think I'm the only one intrigued with this idea; the Examiner recently put out a...