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“The Standing Family Joke”
Seymour Glass’s take on his brother Buddy’s fiction.
Salinger 
9 weeks ago by M.Leddy
“So nice and yellow! ”
From J.D. Salinger, Seymour: An Introduction (1963).
Salinger 
10 weeks ago by M.Leddy
“He was a chiropodist”
From J.D. Salinger, Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters (1963).
Salinger 
10 weeks ago by M.Leddy
Sailing out of Walden Pond
So many wonderful bits of phrasing in this passage from Franny and Zooey.
Salinger 
11 weeks ago by M.Leddy
At the movies
It’s still 1951, in some ways, and people still hate-watch the goddam movies. They really do.
Salinger 
november 2019 by M.Leddy
How to ruin “English,” one small example
I looked, from morbid curiosity, to see what one dreadful book says about that passage from “De Daumier-Smith’s Blue Period.”
Salinger 
november 2019 by M.Leddy
“A visitor in a garden”
From J.D. Salinger’s “De Daumier-Smith’s Blue Period.”
Salinger 
november 2019 by M.Leddy
“Letter-writing types”
From J.D. Salinger’s “For Esmé — with Love and Squalor.”
Salinger 
november 2019 by M.Leddy
J.D. Salinger, the exhibit
If you’re so disposed (I wasn’t), you can step to the side of the case, turn, crouch, and attempt to see the world through J.D. Salinger’s lenses.
Salinger 
november 2019 by M.Leddy
More Salinger
J.D. Salinger’s son Matt Salinger tells The Guardian that new work from his father is forthcoming — someday.
Salinger 
february 2019 by M.Leddy
Twin State Typewriter
J.D. Salinger went there for ribbons and repairs.
Salinger  typewriter 
july 2018 by M.Leddy
More Salinger?
A New York Times reporter asks a reasonable question: “So Where Are the New J.D. Salinger Books We Were Promised?”
Salinger 
november 2017 by M.Leddy
Salinger and Tewksbury
A never-realized film adaptation of “For Esmé — With Love and Squalor.”
film  Salinger  television 
november 2016 by M.Leddy
George Frazier’s liner notes
Like something from the Salinger world.
jazz  music  Salinger 
april 2016 by M.Leddy
Franny and Zippy
Zippy stands outside the Windsor Diner, 135 Main Street, Windsor, Vermont. J. D. Salinger ate lunch there, alone.
diners  Salinger  Zippy 
february 2016 by M.Leddy
Recently updated
A small press v. the Salinger estate.
Salinger 
december 2015 by M.Leddy
Recently updated
Devault-Graves ends its lawsuit.
Salinger 
december 2015 by M.Leddy
Recently updated
A small press v. the Salinger estate.
Salinger 
october 2015 by M.Leddy
Recently updated
A small press v. the Salinger estate.
Salinger 
june 2015 by M.Leddy
A small press v. the Salinger estate
It seems to me quite a trick for the Salinger estate to stake a claim to stories for which Salinger never held copyright.
Salinger 
march 2015 by M.Leddy
A page-ninety test
Whoever this book’s intended reader might be, it wasn’t me.
Salinger  writing 
february 2015 by M.Leddy
Raise high the roof beam, Donald Meek
When I first read J. D. Salinger’s Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters (1963), I instantly imagined the “tiny elderly man” of the story as Donald Meek.
film  Salinger  reading 
january 2015 by M.Leddy
Former Salinger house for sale
“Land on both sides of the road ensures privacy.”
Salinger 
august 2014 by M.Leddy
Review: J. D. Salinger, Three Early Stories
“The stories are short, and slight. Gathered here, they make a meager bouquet, but a bouquet nonetheless, and a wondrous one, something rather than nothing.”
fiction  Salinger 
august 2014 by M.Leddy
Early Salinger in print, legit
A small Memphis publisher has brought out three early J. D. Salinger stories, in print and pixels.
Salinger 
july 2014 by M.Leddy
The worst sentences in the Salinger bio
“So religion destroyed Salinger’s art, and yet Salinger was working, as late as 2008, on masterworks that will bring undying fame? That’s the kind of blatant self-contradiction one might see in a hastily assembled freshman-comp essay.”
Salinger 
october 2013 by M.Leddy
The worst sentences in the Salinger bio so far
This passage sounds to me like very bad student writing.
Salinger 
october 2013 by M.Leddy
The worst sentence in the Salinger bio so far
“That a writer should shun publication and daunt biographers for years on end, only to fall into these hands: karma must indeed be a bitch.”
Salinger 
september 2013 by M.Leddy
A Salinger review
The documentary sounds dreadful.
film  Salinger 
september 2013 by M.Leddy
More Salinger
The forthcoming biography and documentary film Salinger claim that new work will appear “as early as 2015.”
Salinger 
august 2013 by M.Leddy
The sound of one door slamming
From a Salinger story: “a striking and handsome supply of good, sharp pencils and plenty of paper.”
paper  pencils  Salinger  writing 
august 2012 by M.Leddy
Glass, Salinger, Strunk, White
A veiled reference to Strunk and White in a Salinger story?
Salinger  Strunk  EBWhite 
august 2012 by M.Leddy
Word of the day: nemophilous
“To my joy and sheer wonder, your son Buddy has turned out to be utterly and thrillingly nemophilous!”
OED  Salinger  words 
august 2012 by M.Leddy
The Glasses, illustrated
David Richardson’s portraits of Salinger characters seem uncannily right.
art  Salinger 
december 2011 by M.Leddy
Salinger due-date slip at auction
A library due-date slip with J.D. Salinger’s signature is at auction.
Salinger 
december 2011 by M.Leddy
Salinger, illustrated
David Richardson’s portraits of Glass family members.
art  Salinger 
november 2011 by M.Leddy
“Famous Roast Beef Suppers”
Of Hartland, Vermont — as frequented by J.D. Salinger.
Salinger 
january 2011 by M.Leddy
"When Seymour was twenty-one"
From J.D. Salinger, Seymour — An Introduction
Salinger  writing 
may 2010 by M.Leddy
J.D. Salinger photographs
Eleven Salinger-related photographs
photography  Salinger 
may 2010 by M.Leddy
Roger Lathbury and Hapworth 16, 1924
How the publication of a Salinger novella came to naught
books  fiction  Salinger  writing 
april 2010 by M.Leddy
"A sort of jump-seat Mona Lisa"
A J.D. Salinger sentence with a jump-seat
dowdyworld  Salinger 
march 2010 by M.Leddy
Happiness and joy
J.D. Salinger on the difference between happiness and joy
fiction  happiness  Salinger 
march 2010 by M.Leddy
A Salinger sentence
From "For Esmé — with Love and Squalor"
Salinger  writing 
march 2010 by M.Leddy

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