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"Catcher in the Rye" When I first read this book, I really didn't like it. But when I went back over it in my mind I realised how utterly brilliant it is.

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from ShortList Magazine

The 50 Coolest Authors Of All Time

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from BookBub Blog

16 Quotes That Will Make You Want to Drop Everything & Read

-JD Salinger with a quote from the book "The Catcher in the Rye."

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Yeah, dude. I mean, yup - things became ugly - stuff got messy - but we were so damn close to each other - Since November, things just spiraled out of control. I believe it was written to happen that way, but I wish for once, that both of us can defy destiny and just TALK one day. Just TALK! Because, all of a sudden - a conversation that was NEVER supposed to STOP, STOPPED. And, it's okay. I don't even want to be FRIENDS anymore. I just want to have one CONVERSATION. Last one. Cry my heart…

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...There were numerous scars on his hands. Thin ones, white ones, thick ones, red ones. Strangely beautiful and disgustingly hideous. And I knew he got them all because he had touched me... (c) Marion Moonlight

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from latimes

J.D. Salinger: Outgrowing J.D. Salinger

Author JD Salinger reads from his novel "The Catcher in the Rye" on Nov. 20, 1952, in Brooklyn, NY. (San Diego Historical Society / Getty Images)

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