On the Shelf
J. D. Salinger on a Cruise, and Other News
October 8, 2013 | by Sadie Stein
J. D. Salinger worked as an entertainment director on a luxury liner. And other odd jobs of literary greats.
“Few readers know that Edgar had an older brother. Typically going by the name Henry, he was a poet, like his famous sibling, and a hard-drinking sailor.” At Page Turner, an investigation of early Poe.
Vogue UK has launched the Vogue On … Designers book series.
“Rather like a modern foreign correspondent, he had his area of expertise that he was keen to emphasize.” On the “shaggy-dog stories” of Herodotus.