Two years ago, on January 27th, Jerome David Salinger died of natural causes in his home in New Hampshire. We all know his famous work 'The Catcher in the Rye', which was preceded by a series of short stories that centers around the characters of the fictive Caulfield family. Holden, of course, became the most famous one. 'Franny and Zoey', a novel which consists of two parts, is lesser know. However, because we like all characters Salinger created, we have included a lot of scenes from this novel too in our database!
The sad thing about Salinger is that he tried to live in seclusion, outside of media attention, yet 'friends', students, journalists and fellow writers published all kinds of trivial memoirs and letters just to get attention themselves.
Over here at BookBytes we will let Salinger's love of writing speak for itself: