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Old 01-28-2010, 01:22 PM   #1
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Only 70 more years until Catcher in the Rye hits public domain!

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Old 01-28-2010, 01:25 PM   #2
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That's a coincidence - I am just finishing reading a copy of CITR now.
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Old 01-28-2010, 01:35 PM   #3
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That's a coincidence - I am just finishing reading a copy of CITR now.
I'm craving corned beef on rye.
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Old 01-28-2010, 02:42 PM   #4
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71 years, actually, give or take. Works enter the public domain at the start of the year following the 70th anniversary of the author's death. Since Mr. Salinger has died in January, that adds almost another year to the wait.
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Old 01-28-2010, 02:56 PM   #5
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Old 01-28-2010, 03:32 PM   #6
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I'm just really bummed that the man died, is all. I was holding on to some faint glimmer of hope that eventually he'd decide to publish his unpublished works. I wouldn't want to read them if they were published by his estate against his wishes. I assume that he's had it in his will not to publish them, but I don't know if the estate can decide otherwise...
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Old 01-28-2010, 05:42 PM   #7
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Well, since he didn't publish anything after Catcher, we can't say its a loss for the arts. But Catcher is such a wonderful book, that it actually makes me a little sad anyhow.
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Old 01-28-2010, 06:31 PM   #8
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Not so much of a fan of Salinger, although I do think his other writing outside of Catcher was much better. But historian Howard Zinn passed away as well, and he was a personal hero of mine.

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Old 01-29-2010, 12:32 AM   #9
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Some of us only need to wait 50 years. (Well, closer to 51 years). I'll post a review on Jan 1, 2061.
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Old 01-29-2010, 02:05 AM   #10
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Old 01-30-2010, 05:50 AM   #13
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Well, since he didn't publish anything after Catcher, we can't say its a loss for the arts.
Not entirely true. He published a number of short stories subsequent to "Catcher", but the last thing he did publish was in the mid 60s, I believe.
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Not entirely true. He published a number of short stories subsequent to "Catcher", but the last thing he did publish was in the mid 60s, I believe.
Well, why should he? After such a bestseller the current laws reward living longer much more than writing anything that might not sell that well. He needed to keep away from stress to make more money
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I'm just really bummed that the man died, is all. I was holding on to some faint glimmer of hope that eventually he'd decide to publish his unpublished works. I wouldn't want to read them if they were published by his estate against his wishes. I assume that he's had it in his will not to publish them, but I don't know if the estate can decide otherwise...
Actually, at the risk of sounding callous, him being dead increases the chances of anything new from him being published.
In life he sure as hell wasn't going to let anything new be published. (We're talking about a timeframe of decades of self-imposed seclusion here.)

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