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Ryan Gosling As J.D. Salinger In Upcoming Biopic? OMG Yes Please!

He's already the subject of  Shane Salerno's recent documentary, "Salinger," and now famously reclusive writer J.D. Salinger will be brought to life in a biopic, also written by Salerno. The producers of the film said the biopic will focus on the author's life between his World War II service and the publication of The Catcher in

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 19, 2013

A New Book Claims J.D. Salinger’s Missing Ball Was His Driving Force

According to the book Salinger and accompanying documentary opening this Friday, the reclusive author's driving, creative force were his balls, or lack thereof. A New York Times review of the book by David Shields and Shane Salerno reveals the theory that Salinger's alleged missing nut was his secret shame and cause for isolation: "The author…

By: Ami Angelowicz / September 5, 2013

The Inspiration Board: The Catcher In The Rye

One of our favorite things about reading The Catcher in the Rye was falling into a world of old-school aesthetics that J.D. Salinger evoked through his descriptions and characters. Yet, we're finding that Holden Caulfield's distinctive tone and style is still showing up in our wardrobes today. Some fashionable suggestions after the jump.

By: Leonora Epstein / January 29, 2010

J.D. Salinger Has Died

Sad face. Earlier today, author J.D. Salinger passed away at age 91. Ever since he published A Catcher in the Rye in 1951, Salinger has been every successive generation's teenage hero for his spot-on description of 16-year-old disaffection. He gained further acclaim for books like Franny and Zooey (1961) and Raise High the Roofbeam, Carpenters

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / January 28, 2010