J. D. Salinger: The Catcher in the Rye (Paperback, 2001, Back Bay Books) 4 stars

Holden Caulfield, knowing he is to be expelled from school, decides to leave early. He …

A good character study about an annoying kid

4 stars

I wasn't forced to read this in school, and I was curious why all the psychopaths have it as their favorite book.

I still don't know.

It's a good portrait of a spoiled kid with some mental illness. After, I read some thought PTSD, and that sounds about right. It's like talking to a 17 yr old, but the message is strong. Worth reading.