"I am a kind of paranoiac in reverse...
I suspect people of plotting to make me happy."
Rest In Peace
"J.D. Salinger, who was thought at one time to be the most important American writer to emerge since World War II but who then turned his back on success and adulation, becoming the Garbo of letters, famous for not wanting to be famous, died on Wednesday at his home in Cornish, N.H., where he had lived in seclusion for more than 50 years." ... Story continues here: J.D. Salinger, Literary Recluse, Dies At 91 (NY Times)