Bites: John David California, Peter Terzian, Jeff Buckley oral history, St. Vincent in a graveyard,

In an interview with The Village Voice, Frederick Colting, aka John David California, appears a little too innocent. The writer, who is being sued by J.D. Salinger, claims his novel is a modern-day Frankenstein. Colting doesn’t further elaborate as to thematic or genre-bending similarities to Mary Shelley’s Prometheus, but he does equate Salinger, that infamously reclusive and libel-minded writer, to the infamously bratty character of Holden Caulfield. “Holden acts like the entire world revolves around him. And, in a way, […]

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