Category: J.D. Salinger

Roof Beam Reader’s Best of 2013

Hello, Readers! Since I surpassed my 2013 goal of 60 books read (I’m up around 64, right now, with 2 books in progress and likely at least 1 more to go) before year’s end, I thought I would take a cue from some of… Continue Reading “Roof Beam Reader’s Best of 2013”

Mini-Reviews: Salinger, Forster, and Eagleton

Hi, folks!  I have been pressed for time, lately (lately? Please. This is nothing new, and we all know it) and I am way behind on reviews.  I “definitely” have four book reviews outstanding and “technically” have another three as well (texts I assigned… Continue Reading “Mini-Reviews: Salinger, Forster, and Eagleton”

Dear Jerome: A Letter to J.D. Salinger

Dear Jerome, Mr. Salinger.  J.D.  How would you like to be addressed, I wonder?  Of course, it’s impossible to really ask, now, so I think I’ll just go with “Jerome.”  It seems real and logical.  And you seem real and logical.   Do you want… Continue Reading “Dear Jerome: A Letter to J.D. Salinger”

A Dark Day, Remembered: 1/27/2010

This particular blog entry has been months in the making. The literary world lost two giants on Wednesday, January 27th 2010. J.D. Salinger I had to stifle a gut-reaction blog entry on J.D. Salinger after first hearing he had died. He was, to me, as… Continue Reading “A Dark Day, Remembered: 1/27/2010”

Review: Previously Read, Briefly Reviewed

Nine Stories by J.D. Salinger This collection of short stories has been sitting on my shelf for about a year. I love J.D. Salinger, but I suppose I was a bit leery of reading his short stories, as I’ve only read his novel The… Continue Reading “Review: Previously Read, Briefly Reviewed”

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