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Finding Holden Caulfield

I fell in love with Holden Caulfield the moment I “met” him in 10th grade. As a high schooler there were only two things I knew: angst and being misunderstood. 451 more words


More Banned Books

I recently finished two more titles on the ALA’s list of the most Banned Books of 2000-2009:

#10 The Perks of Being a Wallflower, by… 280 more words

Thought Of The Day

I Don't Like van Gogh's Sunflowers (and other cultural confessions)

I don’t like Vincent van Gogh’s Sunflowers. I don’t. I think they look puffy and pregnant and mildewy and sick–and all kinds of wrong, like furry alien appendages poking out of vases that couldn’t possibly be large enough to hold them upright. 1,580 more words

Arts And Culture

The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

So here is a classic book that everyone should read. It’s about sex. It’s not too obvious so I had to get confirmation from the internet what I suspected all the way till the end of the book. 420 more words


Quotes to Remember #1: The Catcher in the Rye

‘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… 24 more words

The Book Bucket Challenge: Top 5 Favorite Books

                In the tradition of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, I have been nominated to participate in a Book Bucket Challenge on Facebook. But I am not about to pour a bucket of books on my head. 456 more words

Nerd Focus

re: Last night's post

I got an interesting number of anonymous views on my most recent post. Disclaimer, I slept eleven hours straight shortly after writing it, so it’s safe to say I was in a tired state of mind at the time. 215 more words