At the New York Times, Cara Buckley gives a quick rundown of a new J.D. Salinger biopic directed by Danny Strong (remember that kid from Buffy?) and starring Nicholas Hoult (remember that kid from Mad Max?)—”the man who gave the world Holden Caulfield and almost certainly would have never approved of this project himself.”...more
Posts Tagged: Catcher in the Rye
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