Bowdoin Reads



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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Chelsea Bruno '14 is reading...

Steve Jobs  by Walter Isaacson

This biography offers an eye-opening look into the life of an innovator that changed the face of American technology. Starting with an account of Jobs's...
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Professor Laurence is reading...

1Q84  by Haruki Murakami

IQ84 is the latest novel by Haruki Murakami, probably Japan’s best-known and best-selling living author. He’s an astonishing story-teller with a...
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Tori Guen '13 is reading...

Love in the Time of Cholera  by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Yes, Bowdoin Reads, but students swamped with schoolwork won’t make time to read just any book. Here is one that is well worth your while… ...
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