RIP J.D. Salinger

Salinger
The great author and recluse J.D Salinger has died at age 91. Author of The Catcher in the Rye, Franny and Zooey and Nine Stories, he was revered by would-be Zen Buddhists everywhere.

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  1. jacob lyon goddard says:

    not comics, but what the hell.

    here’s hoping someone stumbles across a huge pile of unpublished brilliance.

    http://pwbeat.publishersweekly.com/blog/2008/12/04/robin-in-the-rye/

  2. 9 Stories

  3. “Nine Stories”

  4. Salinger and Howard Zinn in one week…

  5. “Salinger and Howard Zinn in one week… ”

    Coincidence…?

  6. Not comics?!! His son WAS Captain America! Connect the dots man!

  7. Nate Horn says:

    I know this is morbid, but I’ve always heard to expect tons of new Salinger books to be published after he died. My fingers are crossed!

  8. actully Salinger was rumored to have a safe deposit box of un published work. and now sadly that god request a priviate reading of catcher in the rye. what ever his wishes were for the un published stuff. we will have to wait . rip j.d and sympathy to his friends and family for the loss of a legendary man who was mysterious in life.

  9. michael says:

    damn!! didn’t think the man was still alive in the first place!! O.o

  10. Will his son be starring in any more Captain America movies?

    Seriously though, I’ve always considering J.D a big influence on my blog.

    ~

    Coat

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