Salinger is, among other things, a noted historian. Read more about Dr. Salinger here.
Her books: Amazon.
Congratulations and kudos (or at least one kudo) to the speaker selection committee (including Rebel Girl!) and Prez Rocky.
I was resolved in my own mind to have rested this night at Southerns, but on my approach to the House it was no more than a mere Hut, full of rude mean people, and tho' some of their countenances were not quite so unpromising as those I left at Roans, they were attended with this additional discouragement to me, that they were every one, as well as the Landlord, inflamed with liquor and exceeding turbulent and noisy.
—A quotation that begins Salinger's Taverns and Drinking in Early America
Wow. Sounds like last week's CPAC meeting.