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J.D. Salinger: The Last Interview and Other Conversations (edited and introduced by David Streitfeld)

I spotted a handful of examples of this new (to me) series at Mac’s Books and was intrigued. Of course, Salinger, with his reputation for privacy, was a difficult choice. 196 more words

Non-fiction (essays)

Captured by The Catcher in the Rye

I’ve always believed that novels are written for one (or possibly two) of three reasons;

  1. Because the author thinks their plot line is exciting and wants to share it, purely for entertainment purposes.
  2. 640 more words

What is it about The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye

Have you ever read a book which is supposedly a work of great classic fiction only to think, what a complete load of utter pig swill… 1,344 more words

Book Review

Lies To Keep Us Going

Before I start I want to thank Bexoxo for nominating me!

“I am always saying “Glad to’ve met you” to somebody I’m not at all glad I met. 247 more words


An Unconnected Community of Readers @ CSUMB

Unlike the communities that we have studied in HCOM 371, the populous of readers that are here on campus at CSUMB are disconnected. On campus we have a myriad of communities that are linked. 1,061 more words

Jane Eyre

To all those Jane Eyre fans out there, don’t be alarmed, I have no intention of analysing or critiquing this literary art; I believe no words can describe its beauty; I believe all I will do  by writing about it is degrade its existence. 805 more words

Alright, welcome back to The Writing Manuel. This week I’m going to be doing a little bit of an analysis of J.D. Salinger’s “The Catcher in the Rye.” For those of you that haven’t read it yet it’s a book about a high school boy named Holden Caulfield that has just been kicked out of yet another school for failing almost all of his classes. 608 more words