Tag Archives: J.D. Salinger

When Portis Met Salinger

Patrick Wensink stalks the world’s most reclusive authors. Charles Portis, meet Jerry Salinger. Continue reading

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Four Foolproof Ways to Become a Rich, Famous, and Critically-Acclaimed Novelist

Against the wishes of his editors, agents, publicists, and fellow novelists, Greg Olear reveals publishing’s best-kept secrets. Continue reading

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The Man Who Wasn’t There: A Meditation On Mitt Romney

Wherein Peter Mountford investigates the wealth required to refuse to be famous, and the obliviousness required to die beyond your means. A parable for Election Day and what it has wrought. Continue reading

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