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Staff Picks #11: Salinger (2013)

Plot:

An unprecedented look inside the private world of J.D. Salinger, the reclusive author of The Catcher in the Rye.

Why It’s A Staff Pick: 242 more words

Film Journalism

“When I first met him, I thought he was kind of a snobbish person. That’s what I thought. But he isn’t. He’s just got this very original personality that takes you a little while to get to know him.” 7 more words

Reads

Matter-Of-Fact Writing

As the world keeps editing itself through time, the cause of the style of writing warps with that change.

There is something sensational about post WWI/pre WWII writing. 553 more words

Books

J.D. Salinger: An Important Mentor & Influence, Although We Never Actually Met

If I could liken my approach to composition to any art-form, it would be to writers; of literature laced with historically pertinent/fiction to be specific. The authors I admire and interact with become part of my music mind because of their work and lifestyle as it applies to history in the broadest sense as well as to my personal, most intimate history. 163 more words

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Review: My Salinger Year by Joanna Rakoff

1996. Back in New York having studied in England, Joanna Rakoff lands into the real world with a bump. She takes a job in a publishing agency performing menial tasks for her outdated boss, whose sole client is JD Salinger. 378 more words

Reviews

Commonplace book 7

Source: Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters; and, Seymour, an Introduction, J.D. Salinger

Text (pg. 8): “Dear Buddy, I’m in a terrible rush to pack, so this will be short but… 386 more words

Commonplace Book

Week 42: On the Beaches

Seventy years ago today, my father jumped over the side of his High Speed Launch at Arromanches, or Gold as it had become, and waded up onto the shore. 978 more words