When it comes to books, I am perhaps the fussiest person ever. So when I say a book is good, it is very good!
So, I first read… 501 more words
“I’m sick of not having the courage to be an absolute nobody.” - J.D. Salinger, Franny and Zooey
Who else needs a break from the culture war?
1. The Oxford American has made available online Jamie Quatro’s musings on reading Flannery O’Connor’s Prayer Journal, from the Spring 2014 issue. 617 more words
I read today about a couple who sold up to sail around the world with their three-year-old daughter. They got rid of everything except for two antique chairs and their books. 418 more words
This is an unstructured analysis about The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger, particularly about Holden Caulfield. He’s a complex character, and some review discusses how they hated Holden Caulfield’s personality, how he’s “unreliable and annoying.” But I guess you can’t force yourself to give this book a thumbs up if you can’t relate; it’s just a matter of perspective. 887 more words