SleazoramaPart of: Literati
From today's Page Six:
A FORMER staffer at Harold Ober Associates, which represents reclusive literary legend J.D. Salinger, is peddling a memoir that lifts the lid off Salinger's secretive life. The juiciest bits of Jaime Clarke's "O What Fun We'll Have! O The Times!" - leaked to publishers this week - involve the author of "The Catcher in the Rye," who lives in seclusion in Cornish, N.H. It was Clarke's job to open up all correspondence sent by Salinger to his agent, Harold Ober Associates president Phyllis Westberg. "What I learned from these letters was that the author led a peaceful life in the wiles [sic] of New England," Clarke writes...
This is disgusting. It’s so pathetic what people will do for money these days. If your selling point for your memoir is another person, then you're a loser. It’s especially foul to back stab a person who is legendary for his reclusive nature. I will not be reading this book.