Episode 62: JD Salinger’s dead? Again?

Feb 12, 2010 by

Bookbabble Episode 62: JD Salinger’s dead? Again?
Recorded 31 Jan 2010
Babblers: Lone, Marcel

Synopsis:

Marcel and Lone get together for a duet, where they discuss the process of writing reviews.   As reviewers themselves, they compare notes on how reviews are done, the research put in, and influences.  Also discussed are JD Salinger, on his recent passing, and one of Lone’s true loves: Virginia Woolf.

Show Length: 52:36 mins

[audio:http://m.podshow.com/media/17719/episodes/213484/bookbabbletheshow-213484-02-12-2010.mp3]

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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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