“Among other things, you'll find that you're not the first person who was ever confused and frightened and even sickened by human behaviour. You're by no means alone on that score, you'll be excited and stimulated to know. Many, many men have been just as troubled morally and spiritually as you are right now. Happily, some of them kept records of their troubles. You'll learn from them—if you want to. Just as some day, if you have something to offer, someone will learn something from you. It's a beautiful reciprocal arrangement. And it isn't education. It's history. It's poetry.”
Si a algú li cal més informació, la pot llegir aquí, aquí o aquí.
The New Yorker ha deixat en obert els relats que Salinger va publicar al setmanari entre 1946 i 1965.
Perquè tots, absolutament tots, ens vam enamorar en algún moment de Holden Caulfield.