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Summer Reading List

I found this wonderful summer reading flow-chart on the Upworthy blog. It’s really terrific. 101 Books to Read This Summer Instead of ‘Fifty Shades of Grey.’ (Not that I have anything against ‘Fifty Shades of Grey.’) Check it out! Advertisements

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Reading and Guilty Pleasure

An interesting article from today’s NY Times that I think readers of this blog will enjoy. Reading and Guilty Pleasure, by Gary Gutting.

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Just remember…

If you’re finding Henry James’ writing a little heavy going, you can always just watch the movie version of The Wings of the Dove.  It stars two of my favorite British actors Helen Bonham Cater and Linus Roache (he was so … Continue reading

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There’s More Than One List…

While surfing the internet today I came across these two lists that I thought may be of interest to the readers of this blog: 100 Great Novels By Living Authors 100 Great Novels By Dead Authors The same blogger has … Continue reading

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And the next novel is…

“The Wings of the Dove” by Henry James. Check out the reviews on Goodreads. This book is free on Kindle. Enjoy everybody! Lets get our read on!

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Reader Contribution – Ms. Bronwen Pyle

To quote the fabulous Ms. P: Dame Vivienne Westwood (I know, who knew that she had been knighted!) talks about Catcher in the Rye in this month’s UK Elle.  I cannot find the full text but one article about her … Continue reading

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The Catcher in the Rye, a novel by J. D. Salinger

Salinger’s novel, published in 1951, comes in at number 64 on the Modern Library’s List of the 100 Best Novels of the Twentieth Century.  This bildungsroman story follows the activities of one Holden Caulfield over a three-day period, exploring the … Continue reading

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“Catcher” Post Coming Soon…

Dear Readers, A few links to get you excited about the upcoming post on ‘Catcher in the Rye’, by J. D. Salinger. VlogBrothers ‘Catcher in the Rye’, by Guns n Roses ‘Who Wrote Holden Caulfield’, by Green Day ‘Comin Thro … Continue reading

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A Slow Book Manifesto

I would like to recommend the following article to the readers of 100greatnovels. The Atlantic, A Slow Book Manifesto, by Maura Kelly. Enjoy!

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Brainstorming The Catcher in the Rye

Just a few thoughts about our current book… Over the weekend, listening to my friend’s iPod, I was delighted to see Sting’s hit song “Fields of Gold” in her playlist.  This song never fails to remind me of Holden Caulfield’s … Continue reading

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