Bowdoin Reads



Alida Snow, Circulation Assistant, HL Library, is reading...

This Life is In Your Hands  by Melissa Coleman

I’m easily lured to tales of pioneers who leave the comfortable and familiar to carve out lives on the frontier. I’m also fascinated by the U.S....
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Dan Robinson, Assistant Director of Annual Giving/Young Alumni is reading...

The Emperor of All Maladies  by Siddhartha Mukherjee

Let me start by saying that I’m a hopeless addict to trashy fantasy and sci-fi novels. After finishing a particularly long and embarrassingly bad series I...
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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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