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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...
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.
"WeHo Reads: Banned Books" Brings Together Literature, Art and Film
Pop culture journalist, cartwheelart.com; art curator
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!”
Why These Teachers Are Assigning Banned Books
Here's What 'The Catcher In The Rye' Can Teach You About Life
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 Everything About J.D. Salinger
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
J.D. Salinger, America's Most Famous Recluse, Is Coming Soon to a Theatre Near You
Cinematically engrossing and emotionally gripping,
paints a complete portrait of the man and the artist.
J.D. Salinger Was Fixated With Girls 'On The Cusp Of Womanhood'
Author and film critic, hollywoodandfine.com
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.
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.
Your Ultimate High School Reading List
5 Books Every High School Student Should Read
Our Next Book Club Pick
Culture Writer, The Huffington Post
Our next selection came down to the closest vote in the (relatively short) history of HuffPost Book Club
Most Overrated Classic Books
The Art of Getting By
-- Smells Like Teen Angst
Gentleman farmer, film 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
Woody Allen's Top 5 Books
J.D. Salinger Never Invited Me Back
Novelist, 'Shepherd Avenue,' 'My Ride With Gus'
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.
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