'Catcher in the Rye'

By EW Staff
Updated July 20, 2001 at 04:00 AM EDT

Celebrate a half century of youthful disillusionment and alienation on July 16, when J.D. Salinger’s seminal coming-of-age parable turns the big five-oh. If Holden Caulfield hasn’t worked through his problems by now, he’s probably never going to.