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The Catcher in the Rye: You Might Want to Read it Again

Every great book has to be read at least twice. The first time is for you to enjoy a good read and establish whether it is a book worth reading or not. 929 more words


Quote, Unquote : JD Salinger

“I was about half in love with her by the time we sat down. That’s the thing about girls. Every time they do something pretty, even if they’re not much to look at, or even if they’re sort of stupid, you fall half in love with them and then you never know where the hell you are. 11 more words

It’s crazy and mad, but Holden and I both see life as it really is: crazy and mad.

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Book Challenge 2015: A book I should have read in high school but didn't: Catcher In The Rye - J.D. Salinger

“That’s all I’d do all day. I’d just be the catcher in the rye and all. I know it’s crazy, but that’s the only thing I’d really like to be.”  353 more words

The women in J.D. Salinger’s life: Making sense of fathers and lovers

At a recent book club meeting, we read and discussed the classic “Catcher in the Rye” by the notoriously reclusive (and now deceased) J.D. Salinger. It was a book I hadn’t read since probably my late teens or early 20s – the usual age when people seem to gravitate to the book. 1,458 more words

The Last Tock

On the day that my silver watch sheds its last
Ticking second onto the surface of my skin,
I will be dancing.
I say this with certainty because dancing… 407 more words


Quote, Unquote : Holden Caulfield

“All of a sudden, something very spooky started happening. Every time I came to the end of the block and stepped off the goddam kerb, I had this feeling that I’d never get to the other side of the street. 21 more words