Nine Stories (1953) is a collection of short stories by American fiction writer J. D. Salinger published in April 1953. It includes two of his most famous short NINE STORIES – J. D. Salinger [ 3 ] A Perfect Day for Bananafish THERE WERE ninety-seven New York advertising men in the hotel, and, the way theyJ. D. Salinger, Enigmatic Author, Dies at 91, The New York Times, January 28, 2010; The Reclusive Writer Inspired a Generation, Baltimore Sun, January 29, 2010I read “Nine Stories” for the first time a couple of years ago and I have to confess that the I never really “got” the stories beyond their value of being J. D. Salinger. AKA Jerome David Salinger. The Catcher in the Rye. Birthplace: New York City Location of death: Cornish, NH Cause of death: Natural Causes. Gender MLA Citation: Cotter, James Finn. “A Source for Seymour’s Suicide: Rilke’s Voices and Salinger’s Nine Stories“. Papers on Language and Literature: A Journal Shmoop guide to J.D. Salinger. Biography & history of J.D. Salinger, written by PhD students from Stanford, Harvard, BerkeleyVisit Amazon.com’s J. D. Salinger Page and shop for all J. D. Salinger books and other J. D. Salinger related products (DVD, CDs, Apparel). Check out pictures Tomorrow marks the 60th anniversary of the publication of J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher In The Rye. This excerpt is from a longer essay, “The Real Holden Caulfield About J.D. Salinger: Jerome David Salinger was an American author, best known for his 1951 novel The Catcher in the Rye, as well as his reclusive nature.