“When Jerry published ‘A Perfect Day for Bananafish,’ it caused a great buzz,” says editor a.e. Hotchner.
Plus, a.e. Hotchner pays tribute to Kaufman in an excerpt from his book Everyone Comes to Elaine's.
Life was not going well for a.e., a 21-year-old Arab Israeli man from Kafr Manda, a poor town in northern Israel.