J.D.Salinger Dies

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  1. NakedIfIWantTo

    NakedIfIWantTo on the come up

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    New York Times: J. D. Salinger, who was thought at one time to be the most important American writer to emerge since World War II but who then turned his back on success and adulation, becoming the Garbo of letters, famous for not wanting to be famous, died Wednesday at his home in Cornish, N.H., where he had lived in seclusion for more than 50 years. He was 91.

    Rest in peace legend.
     
  2. diesanni

    diesanni New Member

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    I was just about to post this... It makes me so sad. But,hey, he was 91. Still... :cry:

    Here is a more detailed report from huffingtonpost.com:

     
  3. miwa

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    RIP. The Catcher in the Rye was my favorite book in high school.
     
  4. r_r_r

    r_r_r Fleur De Lys

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    R.I.P J.D. Salinger. The Catcher in the Rye truly started a movement, I remember instantly feeling like a rebel after I read it in 9th grade. Holden Caulfield was the original hipster that started it all.
     
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    ^ mine too. It's still my favorite.
     
  6. strawberry daiquiri

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    R.I.P. those books are never going to die.
     
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    Greatest post-war author, Rest in peace Mr. Salinger
     
  8. Inaya

    Inaya vertebrae by vertebrae

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    Though he was a guarded man, he was such an intriguing and wonderful soul, whose few published works will be forever refreshing and influential.

    RIP :heart:
     
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    I love Catcher In The Rye. Hopefully now that he's passed away, people don't make it into a movie. He never wanted the book to be made into a film. R.I.P.
     
  10. ElleLesley

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    RIP Salinger :heart:, heard on the news just this afternoon.
    His short-story, Franny and Zooey was such wounderful piece of work, I'll deffintly be looking into towards Catcher in the Rye.
     
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    The Catcher in the Rye had a great impact on me when i read it, will forever treasure it, thanks for your genius and RIP.
     
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    Found out about it this morning, a sad loss although his traces and inspiration will remain with us for many generations to come.. I hope he left knowing his effect on our society and how thankful those he influenced are.
    Rest in peace. :heart:
     
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    Party_Vixen Making a Mess

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    One of the great.. :heart: Franny & Zooey is my favorite work of his.
     
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    oh no :cry: I really really love his books.
     
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    I was so gutted to hear this! :'(
     
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    Many of my friends hated The Catcher in the Rye, but I loved it. I don't know why, but I felt like I was able to relate to Holden Caufield.

    RIP Mr. Salinger. :cry:
     
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    Franny... and The Catcher... are wonderful but so are all the short stories he wrote.
    Oh Salinger your works mean so much for many of us... RIP :heart:
     
  20. lizbabe09

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    Oh so sad, he was such a fantastic author. The Catcher in the Rye is one of my favorite books.
     

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