Bowdoin Reads



Roberta Schwartz, Library Technical Services Manager, is reading...

The enchanted: a novel  by Rene Denfeld

I enjoy reading fiction because novels take me to places I have never been and want to go to. But sometimes there are places that I have never been that I have...
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Sinead Lamel '15 is reading...

Notes of a Native Son  by James Baldwin

For anyone trying to wrap their minds around the ever-complex race relations in the U.S., I would highly recommend reading some of James Baldwin's writing. This...
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Professor Herrlinger is reading...

Midnight in Siberia: A Train Journey Into the Heart of Russia  by David Greene

I have just finished reading Midnight in Siberia by NPR Morning Edition co-host and former Moscow bureau chief, David Greene, who takes us with him on a...
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Sarah Cameron, Associate Director of Alumni Relations, is reading...

What Alice Forgot  by Liane Moriarty

I recently finished Moriarty’s The Husband’s Secret and was eager to start another one of her books as soon as I put the last one down. I enjoy how...
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Bella Tumaneng '17 is reading...

Geek Sublime: The Beauty of Code, the Code of Beauty   by Vikram Chandra

I work at the HL circulation desk and the cover of this book caught my eye while I was shelving. It’s written by someone whose background was originally in...
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Professor Cueto Asin is reading...

Anna in the Tropics  by Nilo Cruz

I acquired this play by Cuban American author Nilo Cruz (2003 Pulitzer Prize for Drama) after a recent visit to Tampa, Florida, where I discovered the...
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