5 Famous Literary Recluses (Besides J.D. Salinger)

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With this weekend's news that, according to his biographers, five new J.D. Salinger books will be released between 2015 and 2020, we wanted to commemorate other famously shy authors. Salinger staved off fans and reporters for years after the 1951 publication of his Catcher in the Rye, and these other authors weren't — and aren't — terribly fond of showing their faces, either.

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