JD Salinger is best remembered as the author of the bestselling novel, ‘The Catcher in the Rye’. A tale of an adolescent boy Holden Caulfield, who loses his innocence and becomes alienated, ‘The Catcher in the Rye’ remains one of the most widely read and controversial novels till date, selling about 250,000 copies every year. The book singularly vaulted Salinger to the peak of his literary career. Though the book brought Salinger much fame and recognition, it also put him in limelight and gained him public attention, a fact that he despised as he was a private man. Though JD Salinger did not pen much work in lifetime, just a handful collection of short stories, and novellas, he became one of the most influential American writers of the 20th century. His writing style was unique, as he incorporated interior monologue, letters, and extended telephone calls, dialogue in his works to establish a connection between his characters and his readers. Just as popular is Salinger’s line of work including novels, novellas and short stories same are his quotes that give an insight into life and living. Sneak peek into this section and get enthused by some of the best known quotes by Salinger.