Edward Norton


Spirituality in Salinger’s Writing

With references to works such as Franny and Zooey, Uncle Wiggily Goes to Connecticut, and Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters,  J.D. Salinger’s spirituality and struggle to accept living in an imperfect world are are addressed in this film outtake from Salinger. Commentary on wisdom, balance, Zen, Buddhism and meditation in Salinger’s writing comes from writer […]


Edward Norton’s Analysis of “The Catcher in the Rye”

Actor and producer Edward Norton shares his memories of reading The Catcher of Rye as an adolescent, and his analysis of the character Holden Caulfield and the way author J.D. Salinger uses dialogue and narrative in the novel. Watch Film Outtake of Salinger “The first experience of reading that book is magical,” says Norton of […]