One of most famous living authors, J.D. Salinger, passes awayHoboken Barnes & Noble still has copies of ‘Catcher in the Rye’

HUDSON COUNTY —J.D. Salinger, the notoriously reclusive author of the novel Catcher in the Rye, died yesterday, news sources are reporting. He was 91.
Salinger, who has not published any work in decades, was said to have been writing novels for many years that he kept locked up in his private New Hampshire home. Turned off by the publishing industry, Salinger rumoredly vowed not to offer them to publishers during his lifetime. Salinger also had refused to allow “Catcher” to be made into a movie, and had sued other authors who tried to use his works.
A run on his novels is expected. A salesperson at Hoboken’s Barnes & Noble said Thursday afternoon that they still had several copies of “Catcher in the Rye” in stock.

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