Front Row | JD Salinger Centenary
Based on The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
The Catcher in the Rye, narrated by 16-year-old Holden Caulfield, is perhaps the classic coming-of-age text of the 20th Century. Why did the book have such an impact and what are the merits of JD Salinger's other work? Literary critic Erica Wagner and American cultural commentator Michael Carlson discuss the writing of this hugely talented and complicated man, to mark Salinger's centenary.Tweet
World Book Club | The Catcher in the Rye
World Book Club discusses JD Salinger's 1951 classic novel The Catcher in the Rye with authors David Gilbert and Joanna Rakoff.
Witness History | The Reclusive JD Salinger
It's 65 years since JD Salinger's classic novel The Catcher in the Rye was published. But as the book's fame grew, a reclusive Salinger eventually stopped publishing altogether.