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'If only I'd been warned!' - writers choose books to give to their younger selves

Julian Barnes, Margaret Drabble, Tessa Hadley, David Nicholls and others opt reading matter that would have been useful when young

Julian Barnes

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Eksistensi Diri JD Salinger dan Esensi Literasi

Catcher in the Rye, sebuah novel fiksi-realis yang dikarang oleh JD Salinger mungkin sudah bukan menjadi hal yang baru pertama kali kita dengar. Novel ini mungkin menjadi satu-satunya karya Salinger, pertama dan terakhir, sebuah masterpiece tunggal. 314 more words


The Catcher in the Rye Enigma ebook FREE on Kindle two days only

Sterling Gate Books’ latest Kindle freebie is The Catcher in the Rye Enigma: J.D. Salinger’s Mind Control Triggering Device or a Coincidental Literary Obsession of Criminals? 182 more words

Underground Knowledge

The Classics Club Spin #16 Result aka How Could You Do This to Me????

“Infamy! Infamy! They’ve all got it in for me!”

What did I say, huh? Did I fail to make myself clear or what??? I quote myself: 330 more words

Book Review

Holden Caulfield's New York

Back in the Summer of 2015 I went to New York to meet with my dad. This time around I decided to discover the city following the steps of Holden Caulfield in my favourite book of all time, … 458 more words


‘For Esme - with Love and Squalor’, by JD Salinger

Whilst I’m on the mid-century Americans, here’s someone who wasn’t in the Granta book. The reason he isn’t is because at some point in the 1960s Salinger stopped giving permission for his stories to be anthologized. 167 more words

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Franny and Zooey by J. D. Salinger

The title characters of J.D. Salinger’s Franny and Zooey are the most self-absorbed, posing pair who I have ever come across in fiction. Honestly, Franny and Zooey… 478 more words