J.D. Salinger is more elusive than Thomas Pynchon?

Jan 2, 2009 by

As J. D. Salinger celebrates his birthday today, NYTimes has an article up on his apparent reclusiveness.

Of course, I know of only one other author who is so obsessive about not being in the public eye, and that’s the famously elusive Thomas Pynchon.

Salinger is of course most noted for A Catcher in the Rye.

So, Mr Salinger, Happy Birthday, and, uhm, let’s take a picture sometime!

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