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The Squatter in the Plane

On a recent flight from Trivandrum on Etihad Airways, I found a man sitting on the window seat that was allocated to me. He refused to budge when I showed him my boarding pass and pointed out the seat number on it, and continued to look straight ahead when the woman in the next seat tried to reason with him that his boarding pass had a different seat number printed on it. 737 more words


Just Pray!

Today is Thursday (pre-Friday), April 5, 2018. Day 21,938.

J.D. Salinger (not his birthday) said, “I am a kind of paranoiac in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.” … 906 more words


The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

Title: The Catcher in the Rye
Author: J.D. Salinger
Genre: Classics/Fiction/Young Adult
Pages: 277
My Rating: ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ 10/10

Spoilers and semi spoilers will be marked before the sentence. 1,521 more words

Book Review

The Catcher in the Rye ~ A Capsule Book Review

The Catcher in the Rye ~ A Capsule Book Review by Allen Kopp

J. D. Salinger pulled off something of a miracle when he wrote his 1951 novel… 663 more words

Quote #003

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.” 

-Holden Caulfield from Catcher of the Rye


The Catcher in the Rye by J.D Salinger

An interesting read. Holden strikes me as slightly unhinged, to be honest. His capricious moods and almost nihilistic outlook on life allows the reader to gain an insight on what it’s like to see the world through the eyes of someone like that, in this certain period – the 1950s. 272 more words