A passage from the novel paired with a recent Sunday Review article that might offer a new way to think about the line between adolescence and adulthood — and about whether, and how, “Catcher” still has something to say to teenagers.
Talking to kids about personal safety is like talking about retirement planning. We can’t expect them not to play the game to win—so if heading the ball puts kids in danger, then soccer has to change the rules.
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