books The Best J. D. Salinger Books  

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List of the best J. D. Salinger books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that J. D. Salinger is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of J. D. Salinger who want to know which novels they should start reading first. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out his work if you're a big reader.

This list ranges from The Catcher in the Rye to Franny and Zooey and more. What are J. D. Salinger's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.
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The Catcher in the Rye is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best J. D. Salinger Books
The Catcher in the Rye J. D. Salinger

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Nine Stories is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best J. D. Salinger Books
Nine Stories J. D. Salinger

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Franny and Zooey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best J. D. Salinger Books
Franny and Zooey J. D. Salinger

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Raise High the Roof Beam, Carp... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best J. D. Salinger Books

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complete uncollected short sto... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best J. D. Salinger Books