Nine Stories by J. D. Salinger

 

Nine Stories is a collection of short stories by American fiction writer J. D. Salinger released in May 1953. It includes two of his most famous short stories, "A Perfect Day for Bananafish" and "For Esmé – with Love and Squalor".

Stories: A Perfect Day for Bananafish, Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut, Just Before the War with the Eskimos, The Laughing Man, Down at the Dinghy, For Esme -- With Love and Squalor, Pretty Mouth and Green My Eyes, De Daumier-Smith's Blue Period, and Teddy.

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  • Alexa

    Okay we will wait for you.

    February 28, 2013

  • Alexa

    Hi! Is this still happening?

    February 28, 2013

    • Dennis T.

      Yes. I thought it was at 7:30. Please stay put I'll be there in 10. Sorry. Call me at[masked] if needed.

      February 28, 2013

  • Shelley

    So sorry I can't make it this time. Please let me know when the next group will be gathering. I am very interested in being part of this. Enjoy the discussion tonight!

    February 28, 2013

  • Pat

    Sorry something came up- hopefully next time I'll make it.

    February 27, 2013

  • Shelley

    Hoping to attend. Slight chance I may not be able to, looking forward to discussing Salinger.

    February 17, 2013

  • Robert

    I hope I can make the discussion, but if not, I just want to say how interesting I found this selection. Thank you for introducing me to it. If the measure of a story is its ability to make the reader pause and think, then this collection succeeds admirably. Each story elicits some kind of reaction in the reader, whether it be surprise, laughter, puzzlement, joy, horror, sadness, or regret. Particular favorites are Teddy and For Esme With Love and Squalor. Great choice, Dennis!

    February 8, 2013

    • Dennis T.

      Thanks Robert! This book was suggested to me by a member, but hey, I was the one who decided to schedule it :) Hope to see you at the discussion.

      February 9, 2013

  • Rebecca

    unifortunately I already have plans

    January 28, 2013

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