J.D. Salinger

J.D. Salinger achieved literary success with his novel The Catcher in the Rye.
J.D. Salinger achieved literary success with his novel The Catcher in the Rye.

J.D. Salinger died on the 27th January 2010 at the age of 91.
Salinger’s literary reputation rests on the enormously influential work: the novel “The Catcher in the Rye,” centered on a sensitive 16 year old, Holden Caulfield.
Other workds by Salinger include Nine Stories (1953), Franny and Zooey (1961), and Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters (1963), a collection of stories from The New Yorker magazine.
The New Republic journal have written an article on J.D. Salinger which is available on the New Republic website at: http://www.newrepublic.com/article/116360/jd-salinger-death-day