Image Credit: From Stephen King to J.K. Rowling, there are plenty of recognizable authors who regularly interact with both the press and the public. But what about the ones who aren’t quite as willing to step into the limelight? More than a few authors have chosen to eschew the fame completely, sometimes even living in solitude instead of engaging with the world. The most well-known of these reclusive authors is easily J.D. Salinger, who also happens to be the topic of the recently released Rebel in the Rye. Salinger wrote 5 books over the course of his career, as well as dozens of short stories. He’s most famous for Catcher in the Rye , of course, his coming-of-age novel about angsty teen Holden Caulfield. Not long after Rye was published in 1951, Salinger became famously reclusive, shying away from the press and his readers. He lived mostly out of the public eye in Cornish, New Hampshire, until his death in 2010 at the age of 91. Rebel in the Rye was released September 17 th with IFC Films, starring Nicholas Hoult as a young Salinger. It chronicles the years the author spent fighting in World War II, and […]

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