J.D. Salinger
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1919
Birth Place:
New York, NY


By any reckoning of sales, critical respect, or cultural influence, J.D. Salinger is one of the most important contemporary authors of fiction, and has been since his prime from the late '40s through the early '60s. Yet because of his career arc and personal preferences, his association with movies lies principally in their references to him, rather than with actual adaptations of his work. He has...