Thursday, January 28, 2010


Author and recluse, J.D. Salinger, has died. He was 91.

Salinger published only four books, after which he withdrew from public life altogether. Between 1951 and 1963 he published, "The Catcher in the Rye," "Nine Stories," "Franny and Zooey" and "Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: An Introduction."

Times cover j.d.Salinger 1961

"I am a kind of paranoid in reverse. 
I suspect people of plotting to make me happy."
- J.D. Salinger

L.A.Times Obituary

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