Author J.D Salinger dies

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  1. grimlock1972

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    The Catcher in the Rye..........I never really took to that one.
     
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    I swear people on this forum scour the internet looking for someone famous who died so they can be the first to post it.
     
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    Count me among those who don't really care. Catcher in the Rye sucked.
     
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    I was assigned to read this in high school.

    i never did the assignment. had to do an essay. hardest thing i ever did. im no good with written essays.
     
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    Franny and Zooey was a masterful short story. He finally has the quiet he sought for so long. Bye, Salinger.
     
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    My english class read Catcher last December. I kind of liked it, but I did think the ending was rushed.

    RIP Salinger.
     
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    I heard the news earlier and was crushed. As a soon to be English teacher, I came to love the book and everything it has to say.
     
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    Haven't read any of his books ... I don't really know anything about him .... ,but R.I.P :rip 
     
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    I enjoyed reading The Catcher in the Rye, as I read the beginning of the book in my creative writing class as an example of how to hook readers from the very start.

    RIP, J.D. Salinger.
     
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    I liked Catcher in the Rye, although I haven't read it in at least 10 years and part of my enjoyment of the book was because it was a gift from a good friend.

    Honestly, though, I thought Salinger died a long time ago.
     
  12. Belgrath

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    This.
     
  13. Sage o' G-fruit

    Sage o' G-fruit Critics gonna critique

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    Ahh, that's too bad.

    I kinda enjoyed Catcher, made me chuckle occasionally. Not all it's made out to be though.
     
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    Well, according to NBC Nightly News, Salinger took to hiding from the public eye because he shunned the attention he was receiving from his books, especially The Catcher in the Rye. That's probably why you thought he had already died.
     

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