Salinger’s Ethics

December 27, 2013

Is it unethical to read J.D. Salinger’s leaked short stories? Chuck Klosterman answers this question in the Ethicist and concludes that you can read without worry. “You can’t put smoke back into a cigarette. These stories exist on the Internet, and they won’t disappear.”

is an associate editor for The Millions and an editor in Atlanta. She tweets at @temalone.

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