5 unusual gift ideas for booklovers

3. J.D. Salinger rejection letter

3. For the aspiring novelist, a rejection to frame. For $22,500, you can buy the rejection letter J.D. Salinger wrote to aspiring movie director Hubert Cornfield informing him that the author was not interested in seeing his work “The Catcher in the Rye” filmed. "I appreciate and respect your ardor, but for the present I see my novel as a novel and only as a novel," Salinger wrote. "Should I change my mind in the future – which is extremely doubtful – I very probably would take on any casting and directing chores myself."

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