2. J.D. Salinger – the Catcher in the Rye

But everyone knows about J.D.

Salinger, yes?

I still wonder what else he might have written – but although there are rumors that he left behind more than enough material, I hope none it ever gets released.

I don't know, as a fellow writer, I can understand why he never really wanted to publish much again.

Although his short stories are phenomenal and his novella, Franny and Zooey, is a good read, nothing quite stacks up to The Catcher in the Rye.

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Harper Lee – to Kill a Mockingbird
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