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J.D. Salinger, RIP


“It was that kind of a crazy afternoon, terrifically cold, and no sun out or anything, and you felt like you were disappearing every time you crossed a road.”

Sad to hear that J.D. Salinger, legendary writer and recluse, passed away yesterday at his New Hampshire home. He was 91.

More: New York Times obituary / Guardian obituaries / Trespassers Will Be Prosecuted / Sonny / Raise High the Bookshelves, Censors! / Holden Caulfield, Aging Gracelessly / J. D. Salinger’s Women / When books kill / Dead Caulfields

First posted: Thursday, January 28th, 2010.

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