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1953 – J. D. Salinger, tired of the unwanted attention caused by the success of his 1952 novel The Catcher in the Rye, withdraws from public life and leaves New York for the small village of Cornish, New Hampshire.
There, living a quiet life, trying different spiritualities and after writing the short stories collection “Nine Stories”, he will write two other collections: “Franney and Zoey” in 1961 and “Raise High the Roof Beam” in 1963.
Read An Evening with J. D. Salinger on the Paris Review
Learn more about Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Roald Dahl, Dr. Seuss, Ernest Hemingway & J.D. Salinger‘s involvement in World War II on “The Pen Is Mightier: Writers At War” – soon on the film industry and literary history digital magazine The Scribes (english) and Le Scribe (french).
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