I have a theory that when J.D. Salinger dies, we'll find out that he's been writing books throughout the decades of his seclusion. What works might a talented, creative mind make once the harsh light of celebrity and expectation is deflected? Postmortem, the writer will be published again, and we'll all say: Holy crap, Salinger's been holding out on us.
For about 14 years, I've been similarly fascinated by and anxious for the Axl Rose/Guns N' Roses follow-up, Chinese Democracy ... Read the rest.