J. D. Salinger (via Iconic Photos)


J. D. Salinger What a sad life it had been. A great wave of fame had broken over him in 1953, two years after he happened to write a book called “The Catcher in the Rye”. Jerome David Salinger hated it: his book might be on all the syllabuses, picked over by the academicians, hailed as the authentic voice of every teenager who had ever squeezed a pimple or tried, drawing himself up tall, to order a Scotch and soda, but his life was nobody’s godammed business. H … Read More

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