Bowdoin Reads



Emily Briley, Academic Coordinator is reading...

Talking to Girls About Duran Duran   by Rob Scheffield

If you’ve ever been part of a group project, such as a theater production, a choir, or an athletic team, you are familiar with the feeling of being on the...
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Liz Gary is reading...

The Bluest Eye  by Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison's ability to transport her readers into the mindset of characters who are often plagued with essential questions surrounding race, acceptance and...
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Professor Schwartz is reading...

Musicologia : musical knowledge from Plato to John Cage  by Robin Maconie

Maconie is one of the most fascinating writers on music I've ever ...
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Alex Tougas '14 is reading...

The Power of Positive Thinking  by Norman Vinent Peale

Over five million copies of this amazing book have been sold since it was first published by Dr. Peale in 1952. It teaches the reader how to have confidence...
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Herman Holbrook, Admissions Information Systems Coordinator, is reading...

Glory in the Name: A Novel of the Confederate Navy  by James Nelson

This summer, I’ve been introduced to the works of James Nelson, a maritime novelist and naval historian of the age of sail. I read first George...
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Sam Frizell '12 is reading...

Stories  by Anton Chekhov

Whenever I finish one of Chekhov’s short stories, I always feel (briefly) that I am incredibly wise. His stories are often very short and many of his most...
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