Thursday, January 28, 2010

J.D. Salinger, 1919-2010

Reclusive American writer J.D. (Jerome David) Salinger -- author of the controversial yet classic novel, Catcher in the Rye, died January 78, 2010, at his home in Cornish, NH.

Although Salinger's literary output consisted of only three novels and a number of short stories, he is still considered one of the most prominent and influential American authors of the 20th century. For details, see the following links:

New York Times obit for Salinger

Wikipedia page for J.D. Salinger (detailed biography with complete list of credits)

Salinger's works in the Lincoln City Libraries online catalog

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