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Misogyny not to blame for Santa Barbara massacre

Misogyny not to blame for Santa Barbara massacre

We love the narrative that blames a current cultural ill (loose morals, video games, a controversial book, misogyny) for random acts of inexplicable horror. But this narrative is completely wrong.

Another Catcher in the Rye

Another Catcher in the Rye

Literary creation Holden Caulfield, the young protagonist of JD Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye, is set to return to the page in an unofficial sequel blocked from release in the US and Canada. They may have a bad rep but unofficial sequels aren't necessarily a bad thing, writes David Barnett.

The Hack-writer on the Fly

The Hack-writer on the Fly

A conversation with Catcher in the Rye protagonist Holden Caulfield and its author JD Salinger, as told to Guy Rundle.

Judge bans <em>Catcher in the Rye</em> sequel

Judge bans Catcher in the Rye sequel

Author J. D. Salinger has won his court case to ban the US publication of a book by a Swedish author that is being touted as an "unauthorised sequel" to The Catcher in the Rye.

JD Salinger’s latest law suit

JD Salinger’s latest law suit

Though he is frail and deaf, JD Salinger is trying to halt an alleged sequel to Catcher in the Rye. The Smoking Gun has the Affidavit. Apparently Salinger has even refused a Spielberg film of the novel.

When copyright is specious: Salinger and The Catcher

When copyright is specious: Salinger and The Catcher

The dogmatic insistence that The Catcher in the Rye is a masterpiece beyond change, adulteration or imitation is naïve at best, disingenuous at worst, writes Binoy Kampmark.

JD Salinger sues copycat author

JD Salinger sues copycat author

90-year-old author JD Salinger is taking legal action against the writer, publishers and distributor of an unauthorised sequel to his novel Catcher in the Rye