A Classic Couple: THE CATCHER IN THE RYE and PORTNOY’S COMPLAINT

What’s this?! A Classic Couple post?! After SO MANY MOONS OF ABSENCE?!?! I’m so excited to be back with this feature because it’s one of my absolute favorites. I have such a soft spot for classic lit and even though there are certainly some problematic beans out there (I’m looking at you, male-dominated white western … Continue reading A Classic Couple: THE CATCHER IN THE RYE and PORTNOY’S COMPLAINT

A Classic Couple: The Catcher in the Rye and The Perks of Being a Wallflower

When I realized recently that I have never made a Classic Couple pairing of J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye (1951) and Stephen Chbosky’s The Perks of Being a Wallflower (1999), I vowed to remedy that situation immediately. This classic/contemporary duo always reminds me of the start of the school year, which makes this the … Continue reading A Classic Couple: The Catcher in the Rye and The Perks of Being a Wallflower

QUOTE: J.D. Salinger

"What really knocks me out is a book that, when you're all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it."   ~ page 18 of The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger As much as … Continue reading QUOTE: J.D. Salinger

My Second Date with Holden Caulfield // Reread

Welcome to my first reread of 2015, everyone! At the beginning of this year I made it a goal to take part of the Re-Read Challenge hosted by Belle of the Literati and So Obsessed With (click here to see my original post) and I'm really happy that I was able to reread a book in … Continue reading My Second Date with Holden Caulfield // Reread