The Salinger Backlash: Faux-Recluse Accusations, Polanski Comparisons…

Okay, I get that there's gonna be a Salinger backlash, and Mikki Halpin's indignation with the uncritical reverence that's come out since the author's death is understandable. However, let's leave Polanski out of this, shall we? » 2/09/10 5:40pm 2/09/10 5:40pm

She Said/She Said: Joyce Maynard's Daughter Takes 'Modern Love' Revenge

Over the summer, professional sharer Joyce Maynard, well, shared an essay about her uncommunicative daughter. Ironically, now her daughter writes a rebuttal from her perspective. Because that's how families communicate, right? » 10/27/09 1:20pm 10/27/09 1:20pm

Joyce Maynard Looks Back On Life?

In 1972, Joyce Maynard became instantly famous with the publication of theNew York Times Magazine essay "An Eighteen Year Old Looks Back On Life." This led to her infamous relationship with J.D. Salinger. Now she's written a "Modern Love." » 7/27/09 1:20pm 7/27/09 1:20pm