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How to Behave in a Crowd by Camille Bordas

How to Behave in a Crowd is a novel about a family with a set of precocious, “exceptional”, excelling siblings, ranging in age from around 10 to mid-20s. 497 more words


Watch Nicholas Hoult as Young J.D. Salinger in First Trailer for 'Rebel in the Rye'

Coming in September from IFC Films is Danny Strong’s Rebel in the Rye, about the life of a young J.D. Salinger and his personal/creative struggles during World War II. 125 more words


Rebel in the Rye Trailer #1 (2017) "Imagine a Book You'd Want to Read; Then Go Write It!"

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Rebel in the Rye is the story of the life and mind of the legendary and secretive author J.D. Salinger. Through his rebellious youth, the bloody front lines of World War II, enduring great love and terrible loss, a life of rejection to the pages of The New Yorker, and the PTSD-fueled writer’s block that led to the birth of his iconic book “The Catcher in the Rye.” 109 more words


The Catcher in the Rye || Review

Book: The Catcher in the Rye

Author: J.D. Salinger

Genre: Classics, Coming-of-Age

My Rating: 3.5/5 stars

I finished this book in May, so this review is definitely late. 1,032 more words

Book Review

The word...

Do you know what I was smiling at? You wrote down that you were a writer by profession. It sounded to me like the loveliest euphemism I had ever heard. 191 more words


Review: The Catcher in the Rye - J.D. Salinger

1 out of 5 stars

(Potential Spoilers)

The Catcher in the Rye is a coming-of-age novel written by J.D. Salinger in 1951. Set in 1949, the story is told from the perspective of Holden Caulfield – a teenaged boy recently kicked out of his fourth school – as he enters a major existential crisis on his way home. 934 more words


Secret Lives of Great Authors

Note: This post originally appeared on Wordscience, a now defunct writing-focused blog of mine, on March 15, 2009. I was recently flipping through that blog’s archives and came across this post, which I thought would be neat to share here too. 192 more words

19th Century And Onwards