Thomas Powers: The Salinger File
24 October 2019
Show More The Catcher in the Rye, Nine Stories, Franny and Zooey, Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour – an Introduction by J.D. Salinger.
Little, Brown, 1072 pp., $100, November 2018, 978 0 316 45071 3Show More
“... friend, and walked out; it was the last time Hotchner saw him. Salinger did not prize Cosmopolitan highly. But about his relationship to the New Yorker, where he worked very closely with the editor, William Shawn, he cared a great deal. Shawn was the man who allowed the impossible to happen – like giving over the bulk of an entire issue of the magazine to ‘Hapworth 16, 1924’. On last-minute, minor ...”