Bowdoin Reads



Ruiqi Li '13 is reading...

Girl With Curious Hair  by David Foster Wallace

In fifth grade, I was that kid who read 52 books for summer reading. I thought it was cool to try to read a book every day. Of course, most of them were...
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Jasmine Ross '14 is reading...

Dr. Tatiana's Sex Advice for All Creation  by Olivia Judson

This is a biology book written like an advice column. Animals or insects write in about about a relationship problem they are having and "Dr. Tatiana" writes...
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Karen Schneider, Assistant to the Director, Childrens Center, is reading...

Home Cooking: A Writer in the Kitchen  by Laurie Colwin

My life is filled with writing, cooking, and writing about cooking. So it’s no surprise that on a recent snowy weekend I found myself curled up by the fire...
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Professor McEwen is reading...

The Submission  by Amy Waldman

What would have happened if there had been a competition with anonymous design submissions for a September 11 memorial in New York City in 2002 –and the...
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Shana Stewart Deeds, Laboratory Instructor, Biology, is reading...

Nickel and dimed : on (not) getting by in America  by Barbara Ehrenreich

Though very thankful to have a home in Maine, this year I have an hour commute to Bowdoin. Audio books have been great for me, as I feel that I am...
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Leo Fernandez '14 is reading...

Is There Anything Good About Men?  by Roy Baumeister

During winter break I chose to read something that spoke loudly about my gender. In Is There Anything Good About Men?, Roy Baumeister takes a courageous...
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