J. D. Salinger

Born on January 1, 1919, in New York, J.D. Salinger was a literary giant despite his slim body of work and reclusive lifestyle. His landmark novel, The Catcher in the Rye, set a new course for literature in post-WWII America and vaulted Salinger to the heights of literary fame. In 1953, Salinger moved from New York City and led a secluded life, only publishing one new story before his death.

J. D. Salinger

Books by J. D. Salinger

by J. D. Salinger - Fiction, Short Stories

The nine stories in this inventive collection by the author of THE CATCHER IN THE RYE share many of the same qualities that color J.D. Salinger's other works --- humor, intensity, and a lack of artifice.

by J. D. Salinger - Fiction

Since its publication in 1951, this novel is the coming-of-age story of Holden Caulfield --- whose four-day "odyssey" leaves him broken by society yet still compassionate. Read and cherished by generations, THE CATCHER IN THE RYE is one of America's literary treasures.