Posts Tagged: Catcher in the Rye

thomas-0086

The Rumpus Interview with Thomas H. McNeely

By

Thomas H. McNeely discusses coming of age in the 1970s, Houston's complicated racial history, and his new novel Ghost Horse. ...more

What They’re Reading When They’re Not Playing Video Games

By

Teenagers aren’t exactly renowned for pouring out their feelings to the adults in their lives.

“It makes me think that this is why The Catcher in the Rye is a classic,” writes Carolyn Ross at The Millions. “People are just so thrilled to hear a teenage boy’s thoughts.”

But you can always get at least a little insight into someone’s thoughts by looking at the books they like, and as a high-school teacher, Ross knows what books teenage boys like.

...more