Bowdoin Reads



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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Professor Clarke is reading...

The Call  by Yannick Murphy

I just finished reading Yannick Murphy's new novel, The Call, a bizarre and lovely book narrated by a large animal veterinarian in rural inland New...
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Mark Fisher, Manager of Environmental Health and Safety, is reading...

One Man’s India  by Arthur Stratton

I am currently reading a 1955 first edition of One Man’s India by Arthur Stratton, a Brunswick native, Bowdoin alum (’35) and English professor, and...
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