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The Salinger contract

a novel

by Adam Langer

  • 373 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Open Road Integrated Media in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Secrets,
  • Fathers,
  • Fiction,
  • Strangers,
  • Writer"s block,
  • Authors,
  • Writing,
  • Friendship

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAdam Langer
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3612.A57 S25 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination269 pages ;
    Number of Pages269
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26500377M
    ISBN 101453297944
    ISBN 109781453297940
    OCLC/WorldCa820781221

    Get this from a library! The Salinger contract: a novel. [Adam Langer] -- Adam is a writer and stay-at-home dad in Bloomington, Indiana, drawn into an uneasy friendship with the charismatic and bestselling thriller author Connor Joyce. Conner is having trouble writing his. This playful literary thriller from Langer (The Thieves of Manhattan) about the imperiled state of writers and books in the 21st century suggests Paul Auster's New York Trilogy with a lighter touch.

    Conner is having trouble writing his next book, and when a menacing stranger approaches him with an odd--and lucrative--proposal, events quickly begin to spiral out of control. A novel of literary crimes and misdemeanors, The Salinger Contract will delight anyone who loves a . I do not say, in my book, that January 1, , is also the 54th birthday of the man I intend to live with forever, J. D. Salinger. Advertisement One day that January the phone : Joyce Maynard.

    The final three provisions of the contract testify to the control over his image that Salinger notoriously maintained, stipulating that "no reviews or quotations from reviews" and "no introductory comments or prefaces" be used on the jacket; that "no photograph may be used on the cover or jacket or in any connection with this book," and that.   The Salinger Contract: Publishing ON DEMAND! J.D. Salinger is all the rage these days, and Adam Langer capitalizes on this Salinger-mentum by centering his new novel, The Salinger Contract, on a fun little literary thought-experiment: What responsibility do writers bear for how readers react to, interpret, or are inspired by their fiction?


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The Salinger Contract by Adam Langer is a September, release, published by Open Road Integrated Media. I received a copy of this book from the publisher and Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. Conner Joyce had enjoyed a long career as a mystery/thriller writer.

Now, however, only a handful of people show up for his book signings/5. Product details Paperback: pages Publisher: Open Road Media (Septem ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: out of 5 stars /5().

“Along with suspense, The Salinger Contract serves up a plot that allows for plenty of consideration of the state of book publishing.” —The Daily Beast “This literary book about books and publishing is a sly, Faustian house of cards—Nabokov’s Pale Fire meets The Usual Suspects by way of SNL.” /5().

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Look Inside Mentioned in. A novel of literary crimes and misdemeanors, The Salinger Contract will delight anyone who loves a fast-paced story told with humor, wit, and intrigue. “Whom do we really write for and why. Langer’s mad-genius look at creativity, publishing, and the difference between what we do for love and what we’re forced to do for money, plumbs the dark side of inspiration with funhouse aplomb.

The two long stories were first published together in book form by Boston publisher Little, Brown inthe year Salinger signed this contract. Small tape repairs at center fold and upper corners. Salinger's signature bold and fine.

A notorious recluse, Salinger's signature is quite rare. The Salinger Contract by Adam Langer When an author can climb into my head and read my thoughts, knows what I want, from the get go, the book will be ravished, giving up everything near and dear to make it a one-sitting experience.

This book was one of those/5(9). A novel of literary crimes and misdemeanors, The Salinger Contract will delight anyone who loves a fast-paced story told with humor, wit, and intrigue.

Product Details About the Author/5(8). In the midst of all the recent Salingermania, I discovered a new novel called The Salinger Contract (Open Road Media, paperback, $). Its dual narrative concerns two writers--one a former journalist whose primary job these days is stay-at-home dad, the other a successful thriller writer with waning talent and confidence.

The book will be read only by Dunford and his bodyguard, Pavel, who "looked as if he might once have worked on a security detail for Vladimir Putin." More fascinating, Dunford also owns unpublished manuscripts by J.D.

Salinger, Harper Lee and other famous writers. Needing money, Conner agrees to write the novel. And that's when the fun : Adam Langer.

A novel of literary crimes and misdemeanors, The Salinger Contract will delight anyone who loves a fast-paced story told with humor, wit, and intrigue.

Read a Sample Click to. The magazine thereon offered Salinger a "first-look" contract that allowed them right of first refusal on any future stories. The critical acclaim accorded "Bananafish," coupled with problems Salinger had with stories being altered by the "slicks," led him to publish almost exclusively in The New Yorker.

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Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Like Langer’s last novel, “The Thieves of Manhattan,” “The Salinger Contract” spoofs contemporary publishing.

In the previous book, Langer took on the industry’s hunger for memoirs, real or faked. 14 quotes from The Salinger Contract: ‘The story’s what matters; spelling’s overrated.’ and e-book bestseller lists, had managed to wring eight five-hundred-page installments out of the concept of wars between rival gangs of vampires and wizards when it seemed obvious to me that all a wizard would have to do to kick a vampire's ass Author: Adam Langer.

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A novel of literary crimes and misdemeanors, The Salinger Contract will delight anyone who loves a .A novel of literary crimes and misdemeanors, The Salinger Contract will delight anyone who loves a fast-paced story told with humor, wit, and intrigue.

About the Author Born and raised in Chicago, Adam Langer is the author of the novels Crossing California, The Washington Story, Ellington Boulevard, and The Thieves of Manhattan, and the memoir My Father's Bonus March.