Throughout his life, J.D. Salinger drew a strict line between his public work and his private persona, preferring to let his words speak for themselves. But the New York Public Library is giving his fans
J.D. Salinger is back in New York, decades after forsaking the city when his 1951 novel “The Catcher in the Rye” made him famous. On Friday, never-before-shown photographs, letters, notebooks and manuscripts
The display, which opens Friday, features the original typewritten manuscript of "Catcher in the Rye." The J.D. Salinger legend lives on. A treasure trove of rare letters, manuscripts, photos and other
[Want to get New York Today by email? Here’s the sign-up.] Weather: Grab the umbrella. There’s a chance of rain most of the day, and it’ll be blustery too. The day’s high may stay below 60. While President
With the real J.D. Salinger dead and Jeff Mangum—the J.D. Salinger of indie rock—touring again, the world is running out of reclusive geniuses who refuse to keep doing whatever the world loves them for.
John L. Keenan, the New York Police Department’s chief of detectives who oversaw the manhunt leading to the August 1977 arrest of David Berkowitz, the “Son of Sam” serial killer, died on Thursday in Mineola,