- n United States writer (born 1919)
News & Articles
- ‘Salinger’ Trailer: One of Literature’s Most Famous Recluses, Uncovered
The trailer for Salinger plays like a great thriller, especially with the opening scene establishing the capture of one of very few photographs of reclusive author J.D. Salinger. The man who wrote The Catcher in the Rye withdrew completely from the public eye in the wake of his sensational success. That only enhanced the appeal [...]
June 15, 2013 - /Film
- 'Salinger' Trailer: A Documentary About One of the Most Mysterious Writers Ever
Everyone knows of J.D. Salinger — try making it through high school without reading Catcher in the Rye or through a literary conversation without a half dozen people listing it as their favorite book of all time — but nobody really knows J.D. Salinger. That's because, at the height of his fame, he stopped publishing his work and resigned himself to the life of a recluse. Naturally, his great ...
June 14, 2013 - Zimbio
- 'Salinger': Shane Salerno says documentary answers 'big questions'
Screenwriter Shane Salerno ("Savages," "Shaft") has spent close to a decade on a singular obsession: the reclusive late author J.D. Salinger. Now his work is finally coming to fruition.
June 13, 2013 - Los Angeles Times
- Kevin Smith in Slate
He's our generation's JD Salinger,filmmaker Kevin Smith told the LAT. "He touched a generation and then the dude checked out."