Bowdoin Reads



Professor Van Vleet is reading...

Cold Mountain  by Charles Frazier

I picked up Cold Mountain a few weeks ago as a partial antidote to the nonfiction that I read for research and teaching and the children's literature I...
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Beatriz Malibiran '14 is reading...

The Amber Spyglass  by Philip Pullman

After all sorts of heavy-duty readings for my classes, I often like to escape and read a fast-paced conspiracy or fantasy novel—The Amber Spyglass just...
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Cris Alvarez '12 is reading...

The Crippled God  by Steven Erikson

Often times in epic fantasy series there is an ultimate evil that people must unite against in order to defeat. Beings such as Sauron in Lord of the...
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Martie Janeway, Alumni Relations, is reading...

The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the fire that saved America  by Timothy Egan

I’ve always been drawn to stories that have some sort of historical basis, whether fiction or non-fiction. The Big Burn by Timothy Egan, author of the...
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Professor Levy is reading...

A Walk in the Woods  by Bill Bryson

My family and I do a lot of hiking in Maine, and this summer we finally made our way up to Baxter State Park and Mount Katahdin. In honor of that, I've read...
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Professor Toma is reading...

Raising Elijah : Protecting Our Children in an Age of Environmental Crisis  by Sandra Steingraber

I am reading Raising Elijah: Protecting Our Children in an Age of Environmental Crisis by Sandra Steingraber. I heard about it by chance, and by now...
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