Since then, Joyce Maynard has been a journalist at The New York Times and a nationally syndicated columnist. After Maynard’s New York Times Magazine article came out, she received a letter from Salinger, and they quickly began corresponding. In a scathing op-ed, New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd accused her of using a powerful man to advance her career. Why are you quitting your internship at The New York Times to go live with him? Because of her eight months with Salinger, Maynard will always be associated with him, and this strikes me as incredibly unfair.
Source: Daily Sun September 19, 2023 01:14 UTC