A Tribute to Swami Salinger

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[This blog first appeared on the Huffington Post] The obituaries and tributes to J.D. Salinger, the seminal novelist who died two weeks ago at 91, have tended to ignore one important feature of his life and work: for many readers, especially young seekers of truth in the sixties and seventies, he was a kind of guru figure. I was one …