Bowdoin Reads



Rosie Armstrong is reading...

Open to Desire: The Truth about what the Buddha Taught  by Mark Epstein

Mark Epstein is a practicing psychiatrist in New York city. He is also an experienced meditator who advocates for the value of meditation in psychotherapy. ...
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Chris Gravallese '14 is reading...

Freakonomics: a rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything   by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner

Freakonomics, by co-authors Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner, is not like your typical economics class. Levitt and Dubner blur the lines between...
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Professor Vanderwolk is reading...

State of Wonder  by Ann Patchett

All good literature is character-driven, and Ann Patchett’s recent novel, State of Wonder, is no exception. Patchett proved in Bel Canto that...
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Carly Coleman is reading...

Ready Player One  by Ernest Cline

I just finished reading Ready Player One by Ernest Cline and already I can’t wait to go back and read it again. It is the perfect book for the self...
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Emily Murray '14 is reading...

The Once and Future King  by T.H. White

I’ve always enjoyed the stories and legends of King Arthur and Camelot, and T.H. White’s The Once and Future King brings the story to a whole new...
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Mary Lou Kennedy, Director of Dining & Bookstore Services, is reading...

Room  by Emma Donaghue

About a month ago I purchased a Kindle and the first book I read from my summer reading list in that format was Room by Emma Donoghue. The novel is...
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