Catcher in the Rye Resources


J.D. Salinger
Biographical information and links to lots of articles. Check out the links in the column next to the article.

Rye on the Rocks
Article from Time Magazine published in 1960

With Love & 20-20 Vision
Time Magazine book review published in 1951

Aw the World's a Crumby Place
New York Times book review published in 1951 (may require free registration)

Books of the Times
New York Times book review published in 1951 (may require free registration)

J.D. Salinger's Holden Caulfield, Aging Gracelessly
2004 Washington Post article

Holden at Fifty
2001 article from The New Yorker

Articles and Reviews from the New York Times
(may require free registration)

Mixed-Up Youth Is ‘Hero’ Of Tough and Tender Story
Published in 1951

Published in 1951
Student Resources in Contex
Requires Cincinnati Public Library card
Look for the Student Resources in Context link. You will be required to enter your library card number and PIN. Once you are on the site, search for Catcher in the Rye.

ALA's Banned or Challenged Books

The Praises and Criticisms of J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye