Salinger Estate wins case against spin-off

Last year I blogged about Swedish author Fredrik Colting who was trying to publish a J.D. Salinger spin-off. That case has now been settled in Salinger's favor. Colting will not be able to publish his fan-fiction in North America. From Publisher's Weekly: It appears that Holden Caulfield will remain under tight control of the Salinger … Continue reading Salinger Estate wins case against spin-off

J.D. Salinger has died

 J.D. Salinger, author of Catcher in the Rye and Franny and Zoey, has died at his home in New Hampshire of natural causes at the age of 91. Just last year he defended his book, Catcher in the Rye, from a fanfic spinoff by a Swedish author, called 60 Years. A great talent. Rest in … Continue reading J.D. Salinger has died

Salinger Spin-off Blocked

I heard about this awhile back, and you know I'm never comfortable with people profiting from someone else's efforts. (Full article available here:) By LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press Writer Larry Neumeister, Associated Press Writer – Wed Jul 1, 8:34 pm ET NEW YORK – A Swedish author whose new book was promoted as a sequel to J.D. Salinger's "The … Continue reading Salinger Spin-off Blocked