J.D. Salinger dies at age 91

catcherAccording to the Associated Press, legendary author J.D. Salinger passed away yesterday, January 27th, 2010 of natural causes.  He was at his home in Cornish, New Hampshire where he had lived in self-imposed isolation for many years.

Salinger was best known for THE CATCHER IN THE RYE which sold over 60 million copies since it was published in 1951.  His other books include FRANNY AND ZOOEY and NINE STORIES.

Read the complete story on the New York Times blog.

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