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J.D. Salinger Dead at 91


From AP:

NEW YORK (AP) – J.D. Salinger, the legendary author, youth hero and fugitive from fame whose “The Catcher in the Rye” shocked and inspired a world he increasingly shunned, has died. He was 91.

Salinger died of natural causes at his home on Wednesday, the author’s son said in a statement from Salinger’s literary representative. He had lived for decades in self-imposed isolation in the small, remote house in Cornish, N.H.

“The Catcher in the Rye,” with its immortal teenage protagonist, the twisted, rebellious Holden Caulfield, came out in 1951, a time of anxious, Cold War conformity and the dawn of modern adolescence. The Book-of-the-Month Club, which made “Catcher” a featured selection, advised that for “anyone who has ever brought up a son” the novel will be “a source of wonder and delight – and concern.”

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LAT doesn’t have their obit up. We’ll post more as we get them.

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SPJ Mixer Tonight with TJ Sullivan

What no open bar?! Who do they think we are?…Oh yeah…right…professional journalists.



Writer TJ Sullivan has traveled the road from journalism to book author and will share his insights at a Society of Professional Journalists’ mixer on Jan. 26 in downtown LA.

Sullivan has written for several publications, including the Los Angeles Times, and is a contributor at He’s also the author of “Boon,” the story of a young newspaper reporter who believes in the power of truth, at least until she tries to buy a house in the suburbs of LA.

The mixer is free and open to all! Please let us know you’re coming by sending an e-mail to:

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