June 6, 2007

I love how the young girl riding a tourist bus on the current “Summer Fiction Issue” of The New Yorker is very clearly reading J. D. Salinger. Here’s the cover:

It’s a little small, and it’s better if you see a copy of the magazine, but it’s clear the designer used one of the white Bantam Salinger’s as a model. Here’s the Salinger in question (although to be technical, from the looks of it, the book is probably Nine Stories):




  1. Oh, yeah — good point; I noticed the Salinger, but didn’t make sense of the rest of the picture.

  2. Seems like the perfect reading material, yeah?

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