J.D. Salinger – Catcher In The Rye

As some of you might already know, The Catcher In The Rye is one of my favourite books of all times. I’ve read it, and re-read it, and then read it again. At the age of fourteen, the first time I read it, I fell in love with Holden Caulfield. A decade later, I still […]

Not a Rat’s Chance in Hell Challenge (or, Am I Inherently Masochistic?)

Sarah is hosting the Not a Rat’s Chance in Hell Challenge, and for some reason I signed up. Maybe it’s because I am inherently masochistic, or maybe, I genuinely think it’ll make me a better reader. I’ll copy and paste the ten categories from her post, along with the book on my shelf that matches […]

Disbelief

While reading the news this morning, I read that Erich Segal had recently passed on. Now, I read the same, about JD Salinger. Frankly speaking, I’m shocked beyond belief. Yes, I know Salinger was 91, and Segal was over 70, but I’m finding it difficult to come to terms with this – both authors shaped […]

J.D. Salinger – Catcher In The Rye {Weekly Geeks Q&A}

So, I’m taking ages with the Weekly Geeks’ Catching Up, and for that I apologize. The third book I’m going to tackle is also one of my favorites, and I’ve been reading it every year for god alone knows how long. I also have three copies of this book – one which stays at work, […]

Unauthorized Sequels

There’s an article on BBC today (and some other newspapers) about a Swedish author publishing the sequel to one of my favorite novels of all times, Catcher In The Rye. I don’t know why, but I love the book, and I absolutely loved the hypocrite that was Holden Caulfield, I don’t understand how someone can’t love […]

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