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THE CATCHER IN THE RYE
I'm A Teenager And I Don't Like Young Adult Novels. Here's Why.
Vivian Parkin DeRosa
Teenage writer, poet, and intern at Project Write Now
I know it's an extremely unpopular opinion.
J.D. Salinger Gets Unexpected Company: "Holden" Comes Back to New York City Stage
Jed Ryan is a New York City-based freelance writer and photogr...
J.D. Salinger's 1951 novel The Catcher in the Rye is a prime example of a book whose status has been cemented in American
The Top 10 Boy and Girl Names of 2015 -- or What Millennials Are Naming Their Babies
Dr. Mallory Moss Katz
Commentator and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
We at BabyNames.com see a great influence of millennials on baby naming trends as evidenced by the rising popularity of computer-related names and the years the source material was popular.
CULTURE & ARTS
"WeHo Reads: Banned Books" Brings Together Literature, Art and Film
Artist, curator, pop and occult culture journalist; hostess Su...
When the left and right agree on something, it's time to realize that books, art and ideas, even if we disagree with them, are vital to our growth as individuals and as a society.
ARTS & CULTURE
How Cell Phones Would Change The Plots Of Famous Books
“yo call me Ishm@el!”
Teaching Banned Books During Banned Books Week
"It's important to understand multiple perspectives on the world," Decker told The Huffington Post. If we only read things
The ILLITERACY is the state of mind occupied by all the people in this country who are either functionally or de facto illiterate
Here's What 'The Catcher In The Rye' Can Teach You About Life
[CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article stated that it was J.D. Salinger's 105th anniversary.] Holden is a big reader
5 Tips for Getting Teens to Read
Varda Meyers Epstein
Varda Meyers Epstein is a mother of 12, a sometimes performer,...
I can't get my kids to read. They're too busy playing on their computers and hi-tech devices. They read all the time, of course, but they aren't reading BOOKS.
Colbert Explains J.D. Salinger, Tries To Read 'Catcher In The Rye'
Based on some reviews of the new documentary "Salinger," we recommend skipping out and watching Stephen Colbert's Book Club
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J.D. Salinger, America's Most Famous Recluse, Is Coming Soon to a Theatre Near You
Paul Alexander is an author living in New York City.
Cinematically engrossing and emotionally gripping,
paints a complete portrait of the man and the artist.
Shane Salerno, 'Salinger' Director, Discusses Private Author's Fascination With With Young Girls (VIDEO)
"He had a complicated relationship with women," Salerno said. "He was particularly interested in women who were on the cusp
Author, film critic, filmmaker
After all the hype about its supposedly mind-blowing revelations about the late J.D. Salinger, Shane Salerno's
turns out to be a hype -- an overblown, overlong documentary with little that is either truly revelatory or earth-shaking.
CULTURE & ARTS
Holden Caulfield, Casual Hipster
Writer, redhead, mommy (in no particular order)
They were quite the odd couple, yet they were similar; the two of them together. They didn't allow others to get too close to them, for fear they would be left inept. They both maintained a steadfast love affair with child-like innocence.
Novelist, essayist and law professor
Did I mention that he is a Hasidic Jew? Asher Lev makes Matisyahu look like beat-boxing was never meant for anything more racy than a bar mitzvah.
The Best Required Readings Books Of All Time?
It's not always fun to read when it's required for school, but once in a while a special piece of literature will bring out
5 Books Every High School Student Should Read Before College
By Marissa Page Marissa Page is a junior at University of Chicago Lab. She’s a student reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen
Our Next Book Club Pick: 'The Catcher in the Rye' by J.D. Salinger
Books and Culture Reporter, HuffPost
Our next selection came down to the closest vote in the (relatively short) history of HuffPost Book Club
Bad Classics: Classic Books We Think Are Overrated
Ever read a classic and asked yourself, "What’s the big deal?" There are thousands of books the world considers classics
The Art of Getting By
-- Smells Like Teen Angst
Movie Critic for ReThink Reviews
Ever since the 1951 book
The Catcher In the Rye
, stories about angsty, alienated, financially secure (mostly male) teenagers in existential crisis over "what it all means" have become a staple of movies, TV and literature.
From Huck Finn To Holden Caulfield: Top 10 Outsiders' Stories
Stephen Kelman was born in 1976. After finishing his degree he worked variously as a warehouse operative, a careworker, and
Woody Allen's Top 5 Books
J.D. Salinger Never Invited Me Back
Author and TV producer
My heart is hammering away as I'm driving up J.D. Salinger's long, snowy driveway, and it hits me like the night train: This isn't how I wanted it to happen.
Salinger Courted Fame After All
We thought he was the tight-lipped, pap-menacing boffin who wrote
The Catcher in the Rye
, but it turns out that he was a media popsy who was desperate to make contact with people.
Unfilmable Books: 15 Great Books Never Coming To A Theater Near You (PHOTOS)
Books and movies have gone hand-in-hand since Hollywood's very beginnings. Some of its greatest triumphs--"The Godfather
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