Apr 06, 2010, 07:46AM

The Not-Quite-Lost Writings of Salinger

Hapworth 16, 1924: the almost-published masterpiece.

The first letter I got from J.D. Salinger was very short. It was 1988, and I had written to him with a proposal: I wanted my tiny publishing house, Orchises Press, to publish his novella Hapworth 16, 1924. And Salinger himself had improbably replied, saying that he would consider it.


Register or Login to leave a comment