10 Holden Caulfield Quotes About Life That Are 100% Accurate

10 Holden Caulfield Quotes About Life That Are 100% Accurate

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If one could describe Holden Caulfield in three words, they’d probably be: Angsty, obnoxious, and anti-phony.   The sixteen-year-old protagonist of J.D. Salinger’s iconic and only novel, The Catcher in the Rye, has annoyed, baffled, and offended readers since its release in 1951. His manic antics, obsession with calling out society, and sensitive statements have managed to make The Catcher in the Rye one of the most read novels (and most banned novels) of all-time. While some of his statements are indeed offensive and bizarre, this angsty teen has some pretty on-the-mark views about life.   Here are ten of Holden’s quotes about life that …

12 Books About Adult Friendship to Read with Your BFF

12 Books About Adult Friendship to Read with Your BFF

Originally posted on Early Bird Books Being a kid is tough, being a teen is tougher, and being an adult is perhaps the toughest of all. But getting through life’s difficult times—and remembering the past—isn’t quite so bad when you have a friend at your side (who is preferably offering dessert and The Golden Girls boxed set). Whether you still keep in touch with your middle school lunch buddies or you’ve just found a pal at the office happy hour, these 12 books pay tribute to the crazy roller coaster rides we take with the families we choose.   Summer Friends by Holly …