Admittedly, the title of this popular book published first in 1951 by J.D.Salinger sounded a little mysterious. So did the book cover, all in black, the words curving invitingly, and no image to break the monotony or to impress upon the mind any catcher. 534 more words
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The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, Little, Brown and Company, 1991.
Holden Caulfield is a seventeen-year-old who has just been kicked out of Pencey Prep School for failing all of his classes, except for English. 826 more words
When I heard that David Foster Wallace had killed himself I erupted in a fit of violent, derisive laughter. A hard-hearted reaction, I know, but give me a chance to explain my lapse of compassion. 1,179 more words