Originally Posted by Helo
Like I said, I totally grok the idea of a few people reading and enjoying things like Catcher in the Rye. But once everybody and their dog puts it on their favorite reading list, especially when they have NO OTHER SIGNS of enjoying reading, I get suspicious.
I actually don't think I've seen it in reading lists much at all. It's not on the Canadian curriculum, at least not MB or SK.
It's a terrible book. If I saw it in someone's reading list, I would probably write them off on that basis alone... I can be pretty superficial sometimes.