Tag: The Catcher In The Rye

J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher In The Rye¬†was one of those pivotal books for me when I was growing up. I remember reading it and thinking¬†Wow, this book is written like how I would have written a book. It was raw and wordy but in a form unlike the rest of the polished books we were […]

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Image by Carmela Alvarado Flavorwire has put together a list of songs that they believe the literary figure Holden Caulfield (from The Catcher In The Rye) would have on his iPod if he had an iPod to listen to. The mixtape is actually quite good in and of itself and knowing Holden, you can probably […]

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Two years ago, I bought a Catcher In The Rye T-shirt from Urban Outfitters. It was pretty neat and it still is one of my favorite tees, but this version of the tee made from the same book cover is much better. Pick one up at the Out of Print online shop for $28. [via]


Photo: Lotte Jacobi J.D. Salinger, author of one of the greatest American coming-of-age books, The Catcher In The Rye, passed away yesterday at the age of 91 in his home in New Hampshire. Salinger’s writing and books heavily influenced me as I was growing up, and in some ways, his writing style can be seen […]