If you were anywhere near a television or the internet in the past week, you will have no problem understanding our pick for ‘What They’re Reading’ this round, it’s Superbowl performing artist Beyonce Knowles! She sang so well at the superbowl halftime show the lights went out! (We kid clearly, but she did a stellar job!) So this week, we will tell you her favorite book is J.D. Salinger’s Catcher in the Rye.
Ever since it was first published in 1951, this novel has been the coming-of-age story against which all others are judged. Read and cherished by generations, the story of Holden Caulfield is truly one of America’s literary treasures. Jerome David Salinger was an American author, best known for his 1951 novel The Catcher in the Rye, as well as his reclusive nature.
Beyonce Knowles is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress. Beyonce’s work has earned her numerous awards and accolades, including 16 Grammy Awards and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Knowles has sold over 13 million albums in the United States and over 75 million records worldwide, making her one of the best-selling music artists of all time.