Bowdoin Reads



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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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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