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Existential Experiments: The Salinger Girl

To begin with, we must trace back to the years when I wanted to become a scientist only so that I could do experiments in the lab. 1,020 more words

Top 5 Wednesday: First Sentences

This top 5 Wednesday is dedicated to my favorite first sentences in books. The lines that have hooked me and made me want to devour every other line of the book. 148 more words

Top 5 Wednesday

Holden's Bookshelf

Welcome to the Character’s Bookshelf. This is where I speculate, entirely outside of the space-time continuum and the barriers of language, what books would be a fictional character’s favorites. 798 more words


Giveaway winners!

My Blogoversary giveaway ended last night at 11:59 PM PST. And the winners are…

Drema Drudge –You won House of Leaves, my most favoritest novel ever! 148 more words


What to read before and after Franny and Zooey

Sam Jordison unpacks the strangeness and peculiarity of J.D. Salinger’s lesser known work:

Franny and Zooey is a fascinating book, but after living with it for a few weeks, I’m not sure I’d recommend it to anyone looking for an introduction to JD Salinger.

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Review: The Catcher in the Rye

This was originally published at The Edge SUSU on July 23rd 2015.

 Notoriously at the centre of much controversy The Catcher in the Rye has been frequently challenged for its use of vulgar language, which extends as far as ‘Damn’ for the most part, sexual references and its questioning of traditional family values, moral codes, and religious ideology. 629 more words


The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

Goodreads Synopsis

I picked this book up per my best friend Hannah’s recommendation. I’m not really into classics at all. But, she really loves this book and she brought it to me. 782 more words