For Esme with Love and Squalor


The Impact of World War II on Salinger’s Writing

In this film outtake from Salinger, writer David Shields discusses the relationship between Salinger’s writing and his grisly experience of World War II, where he faced both the D-Day landing and the atrocities at a subcamp of the concentration camp Dachau. Watch Film Outtake of Salinger David Shields sees World War II as a “covert […]