Thursday, April 30, 2009

C is for Cracker and Catcher in the Rye

Here are some of my favorite classics:

C=Catcher in the Rye
R=Running with Scissors
A=About a Boy
C=Cider House Rules, The
K=Kiss my Tiara
R=Rest of her Life, The

Salinger, J. D. The Catcher in the Rye. Boston: Little, Brown, 1951.
Teen Angst at its best.

Burroughs, Augusten. Running with Scissors: A Memoir. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2002.
So, you think you had a bad childhood . . .

Hornby, Nick. About a Boy. New York: Riverhead Books, 1998.
Good book. Great movie.

Irving, John. The Cider House Rules: A Novel. New York: Morrow, 1985.
Great book. Great movie.

Gilman, Susan Jane. Kiss My Tiara: How to Rule the World As a Smartmouth Goddess. New York: Warner Books, 2001
Growing up funny in NYC.

Austen, Jane, and Fiona J. Stafford. Emma. Penguin classics. London: Penguin Books, 1815.
The original Clueless.

Moriarty, Laura. The Rest of Her Life. New York: Hyperion, 2007.
Is there life after vehicular homicide? Everyone's worst nightmare.