"Some Kind Of A Good-by"

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J.D. Salinger, author of The Catcher in the Rye, has died at age 91. Maybe Joyce Maynard will write an obit? [NYT]

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I think I might be the only American kid who was never assigned Catcher in the Rye in school. I went through a period about 10 years ago of trying to read all those books that most people had been assigned and Catcher in the Rye was one of them.

I loved it and Nine Stories. Thanks JD, RIP.