#catcher in the rye

The Case For Re-Reading a Book You Once Hated

Hated a book as a young reader? It might be time to try it again.

Curves Ahead: How “Spoiler Alerts” Get It Wrong

Not long ago, a friend of mine mentioned that they’d never seen Citizen Kane. I shrugged and said, “Rosebud is ...

Guess a Book By Its Cover 2: A Quiz

Put your book cover skills to the test and try to guess the cover from the image, then check your ...

Mind the Gap: The Well-Readheads on a Few Books They Haven’t Read

LH: So, my little snuggle bunny, today we’re going to discuss the gaps in our reading education by naming a ...

5 Gift Books for New High School Graduates

A fellow teacher once handed me a list titled “Books Every High School Student Should Read.” The idea was that ...

Louis CK Reading CATCHER IN THE RYE (Can someone please make this happen?)

The other day I was flipping through Catcher in the Rye, and after a few pages I realized that the narrator ...

Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Books and Authors You Had to Read in High School

This is a guest post by our current Rioter in Residence, Kevin Smokler. Kevin is the author of forthcoming essay collection ...

Holden Caulfield or Twitter?

This one’s pretty simple: for each, guess if it is a line from The Catcher in the Rye or a ...