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Franny and Zooey
Franny and Zooey | J.D. Salinger
The author writes: FRANNY came out in The New Yorker in 1955, and was swiftly followed, in 1957 by ZOOEY. Both stories are early, critical entries in a narrative series I'm doing about a family of settlers in twentieth-century New York, the Glasses. It is a long-term project, patently an ambiguous one, and there is a real-enough danger, I suppose that sooner or later I'll bog down, perhaps disappear entirely, in my own methods, locutions, and mannerisms. On the whole, though, I'm very hopeful. I love working on these Glass stories, I've been waiting for them most of my life, and I think I have fairly decent, monomaniacal plans to finish them with due care and all-available skill.
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Lola
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Happy New Year, Litsy friends! Starting the new year with a classic. Franny was my last read of 2019. Zooey and I are starting the new year/decade together. And I learned that today is J.D. Salinger‘s birthday so I‘m especially digging that bit of bookish serendipity. For a number of reasons, 2019 was a slow and off reading year for me. Hoping to pick it up for 2020. Happy reading, friends!

Suet624 Happy reading to you! 2w
Lola @Suet624 ❤️ 2w
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amanda__reads__horror
Franny and Zooey | J D Salinger
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20 minutes and $4 later ..... (12th printing of Franny and Zooey!!)

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Paperback.Propensity
Franny and Zooey | J D Salinger
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Pickpick

I wound up really loving Franny and Zooey. All the "goddams" felt really awkward, and the way Zooey spoke to his mother was a little obnoxious, but the book made a really profound point, and I loved the conversation Zooey had with his sister. I also kept picturing it as a play for some reason. Loved it.

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Paperback.Propensity
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A shot of whiskey for every time Lane says "goddam."

DrawingSustenance Can I join the game? 3mo
LauraJ I hope you have a lot of whiskey on hand. 3mo
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Paperback.Propensity
Franny and Zooey | J D Salinger
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Currently reading

SW-T 😊😊😊 3mo
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youneverarrived
Franny and Zooey | J.D. Salinger
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Thanks ladies for the tag @erzascarletbookgasm @merelybookish ♥️

#7days7covers #covercrush

Tagging @britt_brooke if you want to join in? 7 of your favourite covers each day for a week, no explanation needed. Tag a litten each day to join in.

Leftcoastzen I‘ve never seen this cover ! Nice. 4mo
merelybookish So elegant! I should re-read some Salinger! 4mo
britt_brooke Such a simple, but beautiful, cover. I‘ll join in. Thanks for the tag! 💚 4mo
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LeahBergen Lovely! 4mo
erzascarletbookgasm I love minimalist covers! 4mo
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KarenUK
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#pop19 #abookyouseesomonereadingontvorinamovie
I just loved the Glass family and all their snippy banter. We meet ‘Franny‘, the youngest of these Manhattanites, visiting her pompous boyfriend at college, as she has an existential crisis over lunch and martinis. Then we meet brother, ‘Zooey‘. As his mother becomes an interloper to his peaceful bathtime, and begs him for his help with Franny‘s latest breakdown, their sniping made me laugh out loud!

ValerieAndBooks I‘ve been wanting to re-read this — it was many years ago so I don‘t remember much! 5mo
KarenUK It‘s delightful! 😍 @ValerieAndBooks 5mo
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KarenUK
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@megnews Here‘s an update
4/20 so far for my #20booksby2020 #tbr
Really enjoyed all of them! 😊👍📚

megnews Great progress! I loved Brown Girl Dreaming. I like everything by Woodson. I have Maybe You Should Talk to Someone on my list too. I‘m a couple chapters in and enjoying it so far. 5mo
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KarenUK
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#friyayintro @howjessreads
1. ......and loving it! 💕
2. Working and preparing both work (B&N) and home for Hurricane Dorian. Very scary.😳💨
3. I know it‘s sounds boring, but just love a good homemade vanilla!
4. I can play the piano, and also used to play Classical guitar (though haven‘t since I was young). Was without a piano for over 20 yrs but hubby bought me a baby grand as a 40th gift, so I‘ve been brushing up the last few yrs. 🎹
5. 😊👍

MelissaSue81 I have never read this. I remember it being on my parents' bookshelf growing up and I always wanted to read it.
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KarenUK @MelissaSue81 It‘s a #BlameitonBritt read for me.... and I‘m so glad. The dialogue is amazing and the Glass family are a hot mess in the best way! @britt_brooke 5mo
britt_brooke @KarenUK 💚💚💚 Some of the best dialogue I‘ve ever read. 5mo
TheSpineView Stay safe during the hurricane! 5mo
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KarenUK
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Breaktime at work.... White Peach matcha green tea and this little gem....
Is it weird that I‘m only 15 pages in and feel a 5⭐️read coming on???? I‘m loving it!
Then again, I am a notorious #starslut ! 😂 @Cinfhen

wanderinglynn One of my favorite books! 👍🏻 5mo
BittersweetBooks Those are the best kind!! 5mo
Cinfhen #MaybeOneDay I‘ll finally read this book (edited) 5mo
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KarenUK
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#nextup this one for #pop19 for #abookyouseesomeonereadingontvorinamovie
This is from the Rory Gilmore reading list... 📺📚

Leftcoastzen I love this book , my favorite Salinger, I read it once a year. 5mo
KarenUK @leftcoastzen I‘m excited! 😊💕 5mo
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katelucia
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well if this doesn‘t explain my whole twenties 🙃

been stewing over this bit for over a week.

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HotCocoaReads
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A college story about a girl (Franny) who‘s trying to figure out her place in the world and her relationship with the people around her; her brother Zooey is her ultimate lifeline and helps her out of a mental breakdown. It‘s mostly dialogue and a lot of smoking—but I think this is an important piece of literature.

(I didn‘t like the way Zooey treated his mother though. That bugged me.)

ManyWordsLater This book was everything to me in high school. 💞💓💗💕 7mo
HotCocoaReads @ManyWordsLater I can see how it would be especially important during high school/college yeara 7mo
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Staci
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There is something about JD Salinger's writing that draws me to read everything he wrote. This book was funny, and shocking. I recommend.

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Leftcoastzen
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#siblings #SpringIntoReading Sometimes when you are in a spiritual and existential crisis,a little brotherly advice and understanding helps.

Palimpsest 💜 9mo
Liz_M Oh the wonderful, brilliant, messed-up Glass family! 9mo
Leftcoastzen @Liz_M 👍perfect description! 9mo
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Caseyemorgan
Franny and Zooey | J.D. Salinger
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This is one of those books where the passages are so beautiful that they demand to be read aloud. The Glass family is one of the most unlikable literary families I have read about, and yet I love every single member. This book tells about Franny and her brother Zooey, who are, my opinion the two most flawed in the family, yet somehow are still deeply relatable.

CoffeeNBooks This one's on my TBR stack! 9mo
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SheilaChew
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Found this awesome cover at The Last Bookstore in LA.

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kaykay1
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Short but dense read. Loved the writing style and the intricacies within the Glass family.

Chelleo Welcome to Litsy! Hope these #Litsytips by @RaimeyGallant http://bit.ly/litsytips and #LitsyHowTo videos: goo.gl/UrCpoU are helpful. #LitsyWelcomeWagon
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Crazeedi Welcome to Litsy !🎉🎉 11mo
Eggs Welcome to Litsy 🤗 11mo
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Leftcoastzen
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So I‘m driving , listening to NPR, catching the end of a BBC segment,paraphrasing, And the Salinger family announced it will be publishing more of J.D.Salingers‘ work.That‘s it ,one sentence.Conflicted ,don‘t know whether to be jumping for joy or be mad.😡I think I know someone who might be mad.

Samplergal What???? Oh I‘m not mad. 12mo
wanderinglynn I saw that today. I‘m not sure what to think. 🤔 12mo
BarbaraBB Wow... really? I‘m not sure I want that either. 12mo
Leftcoastzen @wanderinglynn @BarbaraBB There is something about his books , they are a concise cycle.But I think we could agree if he didn‘t want them published, he should have destroyed them.Even though I cringe as I type that.I am interested there could be a treasure to be uncovered there but also horrified at the thought that it might ruin everything .Feeling much like Holden right now,or Fanny .Shit ,😀😳were is that Jesus prayer book again? 12mo
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KarenUK
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A little bit of #hygge with my mini #bookhaul from book depository🕯📚The bookmark is so cute!😍
This a blame it on @britt_brooke purchase.... I have a feeling I‘m going to love it... 🤞

britt_brooke Oh, this makes me so happy!! I hope you enjoy. 💚 12mo
Leftcoastzen I read it every year, and love it so much.💚 12mo
Bookworm83 I need this bookmark in my life!! I just emailed Book Depository to see if I could get one...I‘m such a nerd 🤦🏼‍♀️ 4mo
KarenUK @bookworm83 If you have no luck, I can send you mine.... 😊💕 4mo
Bookworm83 @KarenUK You are too sweet!! I could never take your awesome bookmark, though 😘 4mo
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Vexingcircumstance
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Library books I picked up today. #jdsalinger #librarybooks #library #jefflindsay

BookBabe Love me some Salinger. Because of this post, and the fact that it‘s 3:30am and thus my ability to reason with myself is weak, I just impulse-bought the Salinger centennial boxed set. Thank you. 😜 12mo
Vexingcircumstance @BookBabe I was looking at the Boxsets myself. I lost my copies when I lost most of my books to water and mold damage and haven‘t replaced them yet. I‘m been going back and forth on getting cheap paperbacks as I find them at booksales or ordering a box set that I can‘t afford. 12mo
BookBabe Oh gosh, that‘s so awful! I‘ve been through several flooding incidents in homes and lost things, including books. It‘s not fun! *hugs* 12mo
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Thornsandrosesbooks
Franny and Zooey | J D Salinger
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Amazing. I wanted to jump into every scene. It was told with such lush detail I felt as though I had know these characters my whole life. The plot is quirky and explores deep existential questions while still coming off as not too pretentious. The family dynamics are whip smart and as the woman who sold me this book said: "After you read this you won't look at yourself in the mirror without thinking about this book." Read to find out why!

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OriginalCyn620
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Mehso-so

#UnpopularOpinion time. The first three-quarters of the book I kept wondering what was the point, but the last quarter was really good, and made it worth reading. And I‘m sorry, but I just don‘t understand how Zooey is a nickname for Zachary. Is that a real thing?

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OriginalCyn620
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I can‘t believe I haven‘t read this yet, so I‘m going to remedy that right now! #bookandcoffee

ephemeralwaltz One of my favorites! 14mo
CoffeeNBooks It's on my TBR stack! 14mo
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britt_brooke
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And the spines. So simple, but so pretty!

#birthdaybookmail #bookmail #bookhaul

Kalalalatja Pretty! 👌 1y
saresmoore Gorgeous! 1y
AshleyHoss820 🤤 Love these! I *just* picked up 9 stories at my library‘s book sale, but it wasn‘t this lovely! 😄😂 1y
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ericarobynreads I love these!! Awesome photo! 1y
britt_brooke @ericarobynreads Thank you! 💚 1y
britt_brooke @AshleyHoss820 No matter the edition, that‘s a great find at a library sale! Used salingers are sometimes hard to come by. Hope you enjoy! 1y
AshleyHoss820 @britt_brooke Thank you! I‘m really looking forward to it! 😊😊 1y
Leftcoastzen Wow I guess I‘ve never seen those editions,nice to have matched set. 1y
britt_brooke @Leftcoastzen There were just issued this month. 💚 It‘s in honor of what would have been his 100th birthday in January. 1y
Reviewsbylola Love those! 1y
batsy Pretty! 1y
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britt_brooke
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📚✉️

How pretty are these Salinger Centennial Editions?! And they have deckled edges and French flaps. I‘m in love.

#birthdaybookmail #bookmail #bookhaul

MicheleinPhilly 😮😍 1y
britt_brooke @OrangeMooseReads Have you seen these Salinger editions yet? *swoon* 1y
That-Bookish-Hiker Where did you get these? I need to buy the Catcher in the Rye on for my husband. 1y
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britt_brooke @That-Bookish-Hiker I found them on the Little, Brown website. There are a few buying options listed: https://www.littlebrown.com/titles/j-d-salinger/the-catcher-in-the-rye/978031645... 1y
mrp27 😍😍😍 1y
ThatBookishGal Those are awesome covers! 1y
hermyknee I love these. 💗💗💗 1y
BarbaraBB 😍😍 1y
Kalalalatja 😍 1y
saresmoore My goodness! 1y
Moray_Reads Great covers! 1y
ClairesReads Omg these are beautiful 1y
britt_brooke @That-Bookish-Hiker 💚 1y
OrangeMooseReads Gorgeous! 😻😻😻😻 1y
Leftcoastzen Pretty !You know he probably wouldn‘t have signed off on that just cuz if he was alive. 1y
britt_brooke @Leftcoastzen I thought about that, too! 😆 I‘m hoping the designs are simple enough that maybe would‘ve approved, but I know he didn‘t like the attention regardless. 1y
bookcollecter Beautiful! 1y
JennyM Beautiful 1y
erzascarletbookgasm These sort of minimalist covers are gorgeous! 1y
Reviewsbylola Oh wow, the covers are even better!! 1y
britt_brooke @erzascarletbookgasm That‘s what I like most about them. And most of Salinger‘s covers are even more minimalist than this. 💚 1y
chowmeyow These are beautiful!!! 1y
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Leftcoastzen
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#31bookpics #shelves I am still working on a long term resort of books but at least I‘ve got some like things together, my Austen set,George Eliot set .Salinger, on double parked shelves.

britt_brooke 😍😍😍 1y
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aspectdawnings
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A definite nostalgia read but one that makes me feel so soft and tender. Finally feel like I understand it now, 10 years after I first read it. Very Salinger with all his Stuff Going On, but still delightful.

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Leftcoastzen
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📚Franny and Zooey
✍️F.Scott Fitzgerald
🎬Funny Girl
🥙Falafel on pita
#manicmonday #letterF
Caught up!

JoScho Yay falafel 🥙💚 1y
britt_brooke Franny and Zooey for sure! 💚 1y
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britt_brooke
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📖 Franny and Zooey
📝 Fredrik Backman
🎬 Ferris Bueller
🍟 fries, French dip

#manicmonday
#letterf

JoScho Great movie choice! 1y
ephemeralwaltz Yeees for your book choice! 🖤🖤 1y
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Shemac77 💚 Salinger! 1y
britt_brooke @Shemac77 💚💚💚 Love him! 1y
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AshleyHoss820
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#RequiredReadingRedo

Day Five: Show us an underrated book by a required reading author that you love.

Everyone wants to talk about Holden, but I wanna talk about Franny & Zooey. This book is gorgeous.

📷: yardgallery.com

WhiskeyMistress I‘m going to have to read this! Thanks for posting! 2y
AshleyHoss820 @WhiskeyMistress I wasn‘t gaga over Catcher in the Rye, so I was hesitant about this one. But I ended up loving it! 😊😊😊 2y
UnidragonFrag I never want to talk about Holden (unless it's to hate on him). I think I loathed Catcher so much that I just blocked Salinger from mind and ignored any other books by him 😂 2y
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ErinSueMreads Cather in the rye is kind of like grapes of wrath. I know I need to read it but there is pretty much no part of me that wants to. 2y
AshleyHoss820 @UnidragonFrag Holden irritated me. But I read him as an adult, so I was pretty sure that was why! 😂😂 This book and Catcher are both on the 1,001 list. I am SO glad I tried Salinger again, because I really didn‘t want to. 😂 2y
AshleyHoss820 @ErinSueG I avoided Vonnegut for a long time because I was worried he wouldn‘t live up to the hype...I was wrong...but GoW and CitR didn‘t knock it out of the park, for me. Grapes is important because Steinbeck really does capture the hopelessness of that era, but it‘s simply too long and drawn out. And the main character is pretty unlikable...🤷🏻‍♀️😄 2y
UnidragonFrag @ErinSueG you're listing my least fave books 😂 @AshleyHoss820 Holden irritated me as a teenager when I read it. My dad insisted I did because I don't know, he thought I could relate? 🙄 2y
ErinSueMreads @UnidragonFrag too funny!!!! 2y
AshleyHoss820 @UnidragonFrag Oh, good! I‘m glad it wasn‘t because I was a mean, old, boring adult! 😂😂😂 I just found him whiny and I have zero tolerance for that... 2y
UnidragonFrag Don't feel bad. I'd probably reread it as an adult and feel the same 😂 yes. Oh my gosh, yes. Privilege whining. Suuuch a tough life, wah 🙄 2y
AshleyHoss820 @UnidragonFrag AAHAHAHAHA!!! YES! 🙄🙄🙄 2y
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colemaurer
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"An artist's only concern is to shoot for some kind of perfection, and on his own terms, not anyone else's. You have no right to think about those things, I swear to you. Not in any real sense, anyway." - J.D. Salinger

A bold story with characters that seem real through their obvious flaws, Franny and Zooey is captivating in that it feels both plausible and surreal at the same time. Definitely worth the read.

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Leftcoastzen
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#readinonesitting #riotgrams hmmm , not sure what is more therapeutic,re-reading Franny and Zooey or Anderson Valley Summer Solstice Ale!🍺

LauraJ The whole is obviously more than the sum of its parts. 2y
Leftcoastzen @LauraJ 👍😀 2y
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britt_brooke
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This graphic is so cute. 😍 Thanks for the awesome #LilNugGiveaway @monalyisha !

One of my favorite novellas (well, it‘s a short story + novella) is Franny & Zooey. 💚💚

monalyisha Thanks for entering! 🤗 2y
britt_brooke @monalyisha Thank YOU. 😘 2y
ephemeralwaltz One of my favorites as well!! 2y
Leftcoastzen 💚💚💚💚💚 2y
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Leftcoastzen
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The Franny & Zooey was out on my shelves but all the others were in the storage stash. The Pocket book of Salinger criticism was published in 1963 from the hardcover edition published the previous year , the U of P was a 1963 edition.When Franny kept saying the Jesus prayer , I just had to find a copy of Way of the Pilgrim to see what all the fuss was about.I can picture Salinger cringing about the books of criticism.

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emilyhaldi
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I felt utter confusion upon finishing this book as to why it is such a revered classic.... and I #feelitstill. Time has not allowed my analysis any further progress 😆 if anyone would like to educate me please do!!

Thanks to everybody who participated in this month‘s #aprella challenge!! It was so fun following your creative posts each day 🙌🏻 I hope you aren't sick of the Dargusch family bc we will be back soon... 😉

Kalalalatja I loved the prompts this month! 2y
batsy Thank you for a great month @emilyhaldi @Reviewsbylola @Mdargusch 💕 2y
IamIamIam I need to read this again. I do remember loving the characters but I'm not sure why. 🤣 2y
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Reviewsbylola OMFG hated this book. 2y
britt_brooke I love this one, particularly the dialogue between Zooey and his mom. It‘s an odd glimpse into the normal (and flawed) Glass family. It really seems like people love or hate Salinger. Where do you all stand on The Catcher in the Rye? @emilyhaldi @Reviewsbylola 2y
Reviewsbylola I really liked The Catcher in the Rye! I don‘t remember what it was about this one that I hated so much, I just remember that I was irritated with how much I disliked it! 😂 @britt_brooke 2y
britt_brooke @Reviewsbylola Well, at least you liked Catcher. 😆🤗 2y
Mdargusch Hmmm. I read this so long ago I don‘t remember whether I liked it or not 😂 2y
emilyhaldi I guarantee that you didn‘t 🙄 @Mdargusch 2y
emilyhaldi @britt_brooke @Reviewsbylola to be honest, I‘m not sure if I liked Catcher? I read it in school and hardly remember 🤷🏻‍♀️ maybe I need to try it again! 2y
Kimberlone This one is a bit overrated. Personally I prefer Nine Stories or Catcher in the Rye as those books are more self contained and conclusive. 2y
britt_brooke @emilyhaldi It‘s one of my favorites, so I vote yes. 😉💚 2y
CarolynM @emilyhaldi @Reviewsbylola @Mdargusch @Cinfhen Thank you all for hosting a fun month of challenges. 💐💐💐 2y
Cinfhen Loved seeing your posts @CarolynM I feel like we bonded 💗😉{{us grannies need to stick together}} 2y
Cinfhen 🙌🏻 perfect @CarolynM 2y
Mdargusch Thank you for posting along with us! 👍🏼❤️👌🏼 @CarolynM (edited) 2y
Reviewsbylola Thanks for joining in with us!! @CarolynM 2y
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Thndrstd
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Feeling this quote more than usual the last couple of days

wanderinglynn ❤️ exactly what I wish to do. Instead I‘m sitting in cubical hell attempting to work. 😑 2y
Thndrstd @wanderinglynn Boo! Sorry. 😢 2y
Coco Beautifully said 👏 2y
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ephemeralwaltz
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Here's a little stack of books that I definitely want to #reread at some point.

#MagicalMarch

GatheringBooks i think i have all these books in my shelves! you know what they say about great minds! :) 2y
ephemeralwaltz @GatheringBooks 😍😍💁🏻 2y
AmyG All are wonderful books! 2y
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ephemeralwaltz @AmyG so wonderful! (edited) 2y
ephemeralwaltz @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks it's sooooo unbelievably good 😱 2y
vkois88 👍👍👍 2y
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BookishMe
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Wasn't planning to help myself to any of the #books left but of course I couldn't resist these!

Anyone has read the tagged book by Salinger??

The Anne Frank is in German though... 😄 😄 😄 let's see if I can find a home for it ;D

Zelma I‘m not a fan of Salinger in general so I didn‘t care for this book. However, it is popular and I know plenty of people who love it. And on the plus side, it‘s short. 👍 2y
BookishMe @Zelma yes, and the beginning seems promising. Will see how it goes ;)) 2y
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Quarter of the way in this was a So-So, but it gradually inched towards a Pick. It's easy to dislike the book on the surface, but there's a lot to mine & the treasures plenty. It's like a one-act play focusing on Franny's nervous & spiritual breakdown & her brother, Zooey, helping her through the crisis. The theological discussions have less to do with religion in any institutional sense but are more character-centric. ⬇️

rohit-sawant Salinger also highlights the pitfalls of child stardom & the dysfunction arising from being religiously brain-washed & having a high degree of self-awareness. Despite all the talk about divinity, I found the note it ended on to be intrinsically human. 2y
readordierachel Excellent review! I remember reading and enjoying this in high school but the details are fuzzy. Sounds like a reread may be in order. 2y
rohit-sawant @ReadOrDieRachel Thank you! 😊 I'm surprised I liked it as much as I did. It's definitely the sort of book that has more than one read in it! 2y
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batsy Insightful review, as always! I don't know why I've been on the fence with this one but your review is pushing me towards reading it 😊 (I loved Catcher in the Rye when I read it in my late teens but am afraid that I won't now 😬) 2y
rohit-sawant Thanks a lot, @batsy! 😊 Can't wait to hear your thoughts on this. F&Z had been on my radar since Catcher (I'm tempted to revisit it in the future!). The real reason I read it now was as required reading for Samantha Ellis's How to Be a Heroine, since she has a chapter on Franny. 2y
Cathythoughts I must read this soon ... thankyou for your review 🙏🏻 2y
Ms_T Great review! 2y
rohit-sawant @Cathythoughts Glad it stoked your interest! 😊 Hope you enjoy the book! 2y
rohit-sawant @Ms_T Thanks so much! 😊 2y
Centique Great review! This is on my TBR too. 😊👍 2y
ephemeralwaltz I loved this a lot. Very thought-provoking despite seeming a simple read. 2y
rohit-sawant @Centique Thanks a lot! 😃 Looking forward to your thoughts on it. 2y
rohit-sawant @ephemeralwaltz Perfectly put! 👏🏼 2y
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Zothia
Franny and Zooey | J.D. Salinger
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A classic that is worth reading! Wasn‘t as good as I thought it was going to be to be honest!

DebinHawaii Welcome to Litsy!! 🎉📚👍😀 Hope you enjoy it here! 2y
Zothia Thanks! ☺️ 2y
Jess7 Welcome to Litsy!!! So glad you‘re here! #LitsyWelcomeWagon #Whotofollow | Checkout @Chelleo ‘s awesome YouTube #LitsyHowto videos if you have any questions!!! 2y
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britt_brooke
Franny and Zooey | J.D. Salinger
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Thanks for the excellent #giveaway @Jas16 ! Two of my favorite literary siblings are Franny and Zooey Glass. #jasuary16

📷: Nan Lawson

emtobiasz Beautiful illustration! 2y
IamIamIam Love love LOVE these two!!! 😍 2y
britt_brooke @IamIamIam 💚💚💚 2y
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Jas16 I was just telling a friend that I want to reread this one. Great pick! 2y
blondie I JUST got this book. I'm excited! 2y
britt_brooke @Jas16 I reread it last year and loved it even more than I did the first time! 💚 2y
britt_brooke @blondie 🤗🤗🤗 Hope you love it! It has some of the best dialogue I‘ve ever read. 💚 2y
Crowcrumbs One of my favorites too! Is the illustration the actual book cover? 2y
britt_brooke @Crowcrumbs No, it‘s just a cover an artist created, but I love it. 💚 2y
UwannaPublishme Love this book too! 😍👍🏻 2y
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OrangeMooseReads
Franny and Zooey | J.D. Salinger
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J.D. Salinger passed away on this day in 2010

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Megnogged
Franny and Zooey | J.D. Salinger
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Starting out with this for my first read of #24in48

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Leftcoastzen
Franny and Zooey | J.D. Salinger
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#ReadingResolutions Seymour,Buddy,Boo Boo,Walt,Waker,Zooey,and Franny #Glass

youneverarrived Great editions! 2y
Leftcoastzen @youneverarrived Thx, I love them.😻 2y
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emilyhaldi
Franny and Zooey | J.D. Salinger
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Congratulations @Cinfhen and thanks for the giveaway!!! 🎉 Here are 4 books from my December read list for Pick, So-so, Pan, Bail 📚

Cinfhen All from December!!! Niiice💟great graphics❣️❣️❣️Thanks for joining in 😀 2y
Cinfhen I'm pretty sure, Stephanie will have something to say about your choices!!!! @Reviewsbylola 😂 (edited) 2y
emilyhaldi She always does! @Cinfhen My husband and I listened to Pines on our drive to Ohio last wknd and we both were less than impressed, but since then my husband has finished book 2 and started book 3 and says it has gotten better! Thank goodness bc @Reviewsbylola was very concerned we weren‘t liking it 😂😂 2y
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Reviewsbylola I‘m surprised Pines was a so so. 🤷🏼‍♀️ 2y
Cinfhen And there she is😘😘😘😘 @emilyhaldi 2y
Reviewsbylola 🤣🤣🤣 2y
Cinfhen I knew you'd pipe in @Reviewsbylola 😍😍 2y
OneLitChick I powered through Speak only because it was for a Book Club. Blech. 2y
Andrew65 Agree totally about Eleanor Oliphant. 2y
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emilyhaldi
Franny and Zooey | J.D. Salinger
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Someone help me please- I finally got to this book, which I was greatly anticipating, and now I am utterly underwhelmed. What am I missing?!?

#letters
#quotsydec17

CarolynM Wish I knew, I feel like I missed it too 2y
BarbaraBB Me too, though I read it years ago 2y
zezeki I read it few years ago, but I struggled to finish it. All I remember now is that it was dreadful. 2y
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Caroline2 Me too! I was massively underwhelmed and bailed halfway Thro the book! 😒 2y
emilyhaldi @CarolynM @BarbaraBB @zeljka @Caroline2 so happy I‘m not alone! It‘s one of my mother-in-law‘s favorite books so I look forward to asking her why when I see her in a week 😂 2y
BeezleMcfly A perfect day for banana fish is soooo much better. X 2y
Reviewsbylola You‘re not missing anything. It‘s a dud. #sorrynotsorry 2y
Mdargusch I read it so long ago and I have no clue. 🤷🏼‍♀️ 2y
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Leftcoastzen
Franny and Zooey | J.D. Salinger
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#greenbooks #decktheshelves They are not that dark evergreen green , but these will have to do .🎄

bookloo Salinger. 💚 2y
Leftcoastzen @bookloo💚me too! 2y
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Sarah83
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