Bowdoin Reads



Christine Piontek, Museum of Art, is reading...

The Heir Apparent: A Life of Edward VII, the Playboy Prince  by Jane Ridley

The Heir Apparent: A Life of Edward VII, the Playboy Prince is a fascinating account of the life of Edward VII, Queen Victoria’s son and heir. This...
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Professor Pearlman is reading...

American Romantic  by Ward Just

I’m a big fan of Ward Just—a great American novelist who is not as well-known as he should be. He writes above all about the political world and the people...
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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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