Bowdoin Reads



Carla Mahaney, Admissions Office, is reading...

Tell the Wolves I'm Home  by Carol Rifka Brunt

Tell the Wolves I'm Home is an intensely emotional book. AIDS in the 1980's terrified everyone, and this is the story of an entire family forced to come...
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Logan House '17 is reading...

Invisible Cities  by Italo Calvino

One of my favorite books is Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino. Translated from the original Italian, it follows the surreal conversations between...
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Professor Heurlin is reading...

The Better Angels  by Charles McCarry

The book I am currently reading is Charles McCarry’s The Better Angels. I say this with no small sense of regret, since I’ve been reading this book...
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Corey Colwill, Administrative Coordinator, is reading...

American Nations : a history of the eleven rival regional cultures of North America  by Colin Woodard

Colin Woodard’s American Nations is making its way around my office, and just last week it landed on my desk. Tracing the evolution of eleven regional...
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Faustino Ajanel '16 is reading...

Punished: Policing the Lives of Black and Latino Boys  by Victor M. Rios

The book I read was Punished: Policing the Lives of Black and Latino Boys. The book describes Black and Latino boys’ experience with the criminal...
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Professor Wells is reading...

The Informers  by Juan Gabriel Vásquez

Mysteries, police procedurals, and historical fiction are some of my guilty pleasures. The Informers (2009, originally published in Spanish in 2004) by...
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