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The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

Title: The Catcher in the Rye
Author: J.D. Salinger
Published: July 16, 1951
Genres: Classic, fiction

Goodreads synopsis: Since his debut in 1951 as The Catcher in the Rye, Holden Caulfield has been synonymous with “cynical adolescent.” Holden narrates the story of a couple of days in his sixteen-year-old life, just after he’s been expelled from prep school, in a slang that sounds edgy even today and keeps this novel on banned book lists. 302 more words

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My Best Blogging Practices

My thoughts on the matter are a direct result of the thought-provoking blog from Eric at MakeItUltra.  In it, he shares some of the rules he’s set up to maintain a healthy balance between blogging and the rest of his life. 386 more words

Travelling #1 - Atlantis Bookstore

As the first post of my travels looking for the coolest, awesomest, most amazing bookstores or reading places, I will show you a truly magical place I visited last summer. 480 more words


Your Childhood Trauma (According to Literature)

Your Childhood Trauma: Your dog, Fido, dies.

Your Childhood Trauma According to Shakespeare: Alas, poor Fido! I knew him, Mother, a canine of infinite slobber, of most excellent fetch. 310 more words


Book Review: Nine Stories

This is a strange book

I see you’ve given into another Amazon impulse buy. Yep

Title: Nine Stories By: JD Salinger

Year Published: 1948

In a sentence (no spoilers, please): … 556 more words

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Book reviews: the cultural way to waste free time

I’ve been using the website Goodreads since 2011 to mark what books I’ve read and give them a nice little boxed rating from 1 to 5. 2,943 more words


"There are things that if I don't do now, I'll never do."

Title: My Salinger Year
Author: Joanna Rakoff
Date: 2014
RRP: £8.99
Publisher: Bloomsbury

It’s a timeless story, that of your first job. We crave to read our own lives, as validation, confirmation that we’re going down the right path, and that all will end well. 986 more words