Archive for June, 2009

Salinger to Sue Phony Holden Caufield

blog_salingerLast month the Guardian reported that an unauthorized sequel to JD Salinger‘s The Catcher in the Rye, “which sees a 76-year-old ‘Mr C’ flee a nursing home to journey again through the streets of New York,” was written by the Swedish American writer known as JD California, and published by the “tiny” house Windupbird Publishing — now, appropriately, lawyers for the famously withdrawn author have started legal action in Manhattan to force a recall of what they claim is a “copycat book.” It’s not clear yet whether JD California has his own catcher to help him from falling off the edge of some crazy cliff…

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