“She wasn't doing a thing that I could see, except standing there leaning on the balcony railing, holding the universe together.” ― J.D. Salinger
Jerome David, "J. D." Salinger (/ˈsælɪndʒər/ sal-in-jər; January 1, 1919 – January 27, 2010) was an American author famous for his book Catcher in the Rye. He led a very private life for more than a half-century. He published his final original work in 1965 and gave his last interview in 1980.