Blog Posts - The Catcher In The Rye



#BannedBooksWeek ~ Sept. 25 to Oct. 1

Amnesty International and the American Library Association sponsor what I feel should be a Global Celebration.  Banned Books Week is, according to the ALA: “…an annual event celebrating the freedom to read…it highlights the value o...
by Notes from An Alien on Sep 25, 2016

Best 50++ Catcher in The Rye Quotes

The Catcher in the Rye is one of the best novel of the year, 1951 written by J. D. Salinger and Catcher in the Rye Quotes are very famous. It is a well known novel basically published for adults. Every year, around 250,000 copies were sold and the n...
by Truth or Dare Questions on Sep 23, 2016

Best 50++ Catcher in The Rye Quotes

The Catcher in the Rye is one of the best novel of the year, 1951 written by J. D. Salinger and Catcher in the Rye Quotes are very famous. It is a well known novel basically published for adults. Every year, around 250,000 copies were sold and the n...
by Truth or Dare Questions on Sep 23, 2016

Confessions of a Book Lover, Part 2

This year for my birthday, I received two books: Liberty by Garrison Keillor and Blockade Billy by Stephen King.  They were both enjoyable reads that I read that same weekend.  I decided that I would make a goal for my … Continue reading U...
by reclaiming ryan on Dec 27, 2011

Confessions of a Book Lover, Part 2

This year for my birthday, I received two books: Liberty by Garrison Keillor and Blockade Billy by Stephen King.  They were both enjoyable reads that I read that same weekend.  I decided that I would make a goal for my … Continue reading U...
by reclaiming ryan on Dec 27, 2011

The Outsider

“I see too deep and too much.” Henri Barbusse  “The visionary is inevitably an outsider.” Colin Wilson  “It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.” Jiddu Krishnamurti  “...

The Outsider

“I see too deep and too much.” Henri Barbusse  “The visionary is inevitably an outsider.” Colin Wilson  “It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.” Jiddu Krishnamurti  “...

The Outsider ~ part 1

“I see too deep and too much.” Henri Barbusse  “The visionary is inevitably an outsider.” Colin Wilson  “It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.” Jiddu Krishnamurti  “...

The Outsider ~ part 1

“I see too deep and too much.” Henri Barbusse  “The visionary is inevitably an outsider.” Colin Wilson  “It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.” Jiddu Krishnamurti  “...

The Art of Writing Raw: Stream of Conscious Vs the Dramatic Monologue

I just finished reading Dolores Claiborne (by Stephen King).  I absolutely loved the book.  The book reminded me of J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye in the sense that both books had a raw vulnerable feeling about the story being told.  Can y...
by Austin James Here on Apr 23, 2011

The Art of Writing Raw: Stream of Conscious Vs the Dramatic Monologue

I just finished reading Dolores Claiborne (by Stephen King).  I absolutely loved the book.  The book reminded me of J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye in the sense that both books had a raw vulnerable feeling about the story being told.
by Austin James Here on Apr 23, 2011

Classics of Literature – The Catcher in the Rye

In 1950, J.D. Salinger was hired by the New York City Tourist Bureau to write a jazzy and young novel about the city that never sleeps, in hopes of increasing general awareness about the city, and why it was such a great travel destination. Boy, did...
by The Skwib on Nov 10, 2010

Banned Book Week - Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger

September 25 is the beginning of Banned Book Week. What is Banned Book Week you ask? Go to the ALA website for more information. One of the most frequently challenged book is Catcher In The Rye .The reasons it is challenged:  The Catcher i...
by The Book Inn on Sep 25, 2010

On this day...

J. D. Salinger's 'The Catcher in the Rye' is published in 1951. Salinger's first, and only, full length novel, the work immediately initiated at once both the controversy and the fame which was to dog the reclusive Salinger until the end of his life...
by Nonsuch English on Jul 16, 2010

People never believe you...

A book, banned for advertising itself as the sequel to J.D. Salinger's 'The Catcher in the Rye', is being allowed to appeal the decision. '60 Years Later: Coming Through The Rye', written by Swedish novelist Fredrik Colting, was banned in July last y...
by Nonsuch English on May 2, 2010

Norwegian Wood Pictures

You may vaguely remember me talking about the news that Haruki Murakami’s Norwegian Wood, was soon to be turned into a film by Tran Anh Hung. Since then not much has been heard about the production until now, with Wildgrounds coming to the re...
by Hoponbaby on Feb 10, 2010

Hot Topic | Death of Salinger, Life-affirming Catcher deserves honours

Death of Salinger - Korea TimesBy Choi Yearn-hong When I was a young college student at Yonsei University in the 1960s, I read JD Salinger's ``Catcher in the Rye'' with great curiosity, ...Read MoreLife-affirming Catcher deserves honours - Ottawa Cit...

J. D. Salinger

A bit late perhaps. But a necessary nod to the passing of the man who wrote one of the great novels of the twentieth century.I first came across this book in 4th year at school. I was 16. I can still remember the teacher's name who gave it to me, Dav...
by Light and Dark on Feb 3, 2010

HOLDEN CAULFIELD IS ALIVE AND WELL...

I'm almost hesitant to jump into the massive collection of stories about J.D. Salinger's death last week. So many good articles have been written about the literary genius whose last days were spent in isolation in New Hampshire...away from the probi...
by The Penultimate Word on Jan 31, 2010

On this day...

The late J.D. Salinger's only book collection, 'Nine Stories', saw its first and last installments published, in 1948 and 1953 respectively. Both appeared in 'The New Yorker', and so impressed were they by the 'singular quality' of Salinger's fi...
by Nonsuch English on Jan 31, 2010


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