At least five new J.D. Salinger works will be published, documentary claims

J.D. Salinger’s estate will release “at least five” of the author’s unpublished works in a planned sequence starting in 2015, according to the New York Times. The author, whose novel The Catcher in the Rye has become an oft-challenged literary standard for high schoolers, left detailed instructions for the posthumous publishing of his work. One collection of previously unpublished material will reportedly be called The Family Glass, and will focus on the Glass family, which was the subject of Salinger’s 1961 novel Franny and Zooey. Another will be a “retooled version” of the short story The Last and Best of the Peter Pans, an as-yet-unpublished work currently available as a 12-page manuscript at the Princeton University’s Firestone…

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