She might as well be dead, and yet she goes on living, shopping at delicatessens, seeing her analysts, consuming a novel every night, putting on her girdle… I love her, I find her unimaginably brave.” J.D. Salinger. Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters.
There was a time in my younger life, like so many others, I devoured every word. A fiercely private man, a good writer with a telling heart.