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'American Masters' drills deep on JD Salinger, the man

Baltimore Sun (blog) - 21 Jan 2014
"American Masters" drills deep tonight on the life of J.D. Salinger, author of "The Catcher in the Rye." While it is filled with literary worship for the 1951 novel, it also takes a hard look at a troubled personal life that included a nervous ...
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Gina Barreca: Improve life; stop doing these 12 things

Chippewa Herald - 26 Jun 2017
Remind yourself that it doesn't matter how many people are doing better or worse than you are: Life is not graded on a curve. Stop using the word “phony” unless you are Holden Caulfield from J.D. Salinger's “The Catcher in the Rye.” This is especially ...
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Elin Hilderbrand: By the Book

New York Times - 08 Jun 2017
The author of “The Identicals” says that for a literary dinner party, she would invite J.D. Salinger, John Cheever and Flannery O'Connor: “I'm serving very cold Veuve Clicquot and a bowl of mixed nuts.” What books are currently on your night stand? I ...
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Gina Barreca: Here are 12 steps to a happier life

Winona Daily News - 25 Jun 2017
Remind yourself that it doesn't matter how many people are doing better or worse than you are: Life is not graded on a curve. Stop using the word “phony” unless you are Holden Caulfield from J.D. Salinger's “The Catcher in the Rye.” This is especially ...
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Is there such a thing as too many books?

The Straits Times - 24 Jun 2017
No slower journey is known to mankind than this two-inch crawl along a shelf with the intention to discard a novel. Some books are unshiftable. Ejecting a biography of Gandhi is an act of violence and banishing Karen Armstrong is ungodly. J.D. Salinger ...
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BookLovers: A must for your summer reading list

SouthCoastToday.com - 04 Jun 2017
It's partly what made J.D. Salinger's “Catcher In The Rye” and Thoreau's “Walden” and Jon Krakauer's “Into the Wild” so popular. “I thought what I'd do was, I'd pretend I was one of those deaf-mutes. That way I wouldn't have to have any goddam stupid ...
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10 Book Characters We Love to Hate

Publishers Weekly - 23 Jun 2017
Grant Ginder's joyously ribald The People We Hate at the Wedding takes family dysfunction to its hysterical limit, featuring two American siblings, Alice and Paul, attending a posh wedding in England they very much don't want to attend, with people ...
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To Frank Deford, covering sports was an excuse to write about life

Columbia Journalism Review - 31 May 2017
“When Amis found out who this Red Smith was being linked with Shakespeare (I think everybody wrote down J.D. Salinger, so that didn't count), he was titillated,” Deford later wrote. “And when he wrote a wry story for a British paper about his quaint ...
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Eminem Grows Beard; Internet Loses Its Damn Mind

The Hollywood Gossip - 23 Jun 2017
Mr. Mathers tends to shy away from the press these days, which lends him a J.D. Salinger-esque recluse mystique. (Hard to argue that anyone who appears in public as often as Eminem does could be considered a proper recluse, but in 2017, if you go a day ...
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Conversations with Friends, Reviewed

Dublin Inquirer - 21 Jun 2017
In his endorsement, Colin Barrett compares Rooney to JD Salinger, and there is certainly something of Salinger's Franny about this book, not only in the nature of Frances' crisis, but also in the incredible accuracy of the “sophomore-speak”, and the ...
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Peter Perrett - How The West Was Won

Soundblab - 25 Jun 2017
Instead of rising like a phoenix from the ashes of the Only Ones, Perrett took his cue from J. D. Salinger and retreated from the Music world. In doing so, he joined the ranks of Syd Barrett and Roky Erickson. Alive but living in memory. Plenty of ink ...
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President Donald Trump, Unreliable Narrator

NPR - 19 Jun 2017
It's the kind of hints that J.D. Salinger has Holden Caulfield drop for us in The Catcher in the Rye. Yes, Holden tells us what he is doing, but Salinger wants us to also pay attention to the lens through which Holden views the world. Holden himself is ...
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10 Breathtaking Vacation Ideas to Steal from Your Fave Books

Brit + Co - 04 Jun 2017
New York City, New York, for The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger: If you're in need of an excuse to jump on a plane to the Big Apple, look no further. No one *quite* does NYC like Holden Caulfield in JD Salinger's ultimate rebellious classic. Even ...

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