Tag Archives: J. D. Salinger

Franny and Zooey
J. D. Salinger

Franny and Zooey‘s not half bad. This is my favorite of Salinger’s books, even though its main characters have the silliest names I’ve ever heard (sounds like it’s going to be a children’s story starring two badgers)…

Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: An Introduction
J. D. Salinger

It had been quite awhile (six years?) since I’d read anything by Salinger, so I kind of forgot what he was like. After reading for a bit, I was pleasantly surprised…

Nine Stories
J. D. Salinger

Nine Stories is composed of nine stories by Salinger involving some of his characters that appear in other books…

The Catcher in the Rye
J. D. Salinger

Despite the cynicism and the negative press, the novel does well enough for itself to be respectable. If this were the only thing Salinger had ever written, it might be better than it is (though I’m not quite certain how this is possible)…