Bowdoin Reads



Professor Schaffner is reading...

The Whistling Season  by Ivan Doig

In The Whistling Season, Ivan Doig invites readers to visit a small farming community in Montana, about a hundred years back. There, we observe frontier...
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Shannon McCabe '17 is reading...

Babbitt  by Sinclair Lewis

George Babbitt, a middle aged realtor, has all the luxuries of a successful middle-class businessman, but finds himself dissatisfied with life. Throughout the...
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Ben Rosenbloom '14 is reading...

Sweet Bro and Hella Jeff  by Andrew Hussie

I've always had a soft spot for comics - I won't try to pass off my appreciation of them as necessitating the medium's place among high art, but aesthetically...
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Sharon King, Office Coordinator, Facilities, is reading...

Death by Honeymoon  by Jaden Skye

I’m currently reading book #1 of #8 in a series of books by Jaden Skye that are part of her Caribbean Murder Series. Cindy and Clint are newlyweds spending...
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Morgan Woodhouse '14 is reading...

Wild  by Cheryl Strayed

This past summer I read and really enjoyed a book titled, Wild by Cheryl Strayed. It is a memoir about a young woman who decides to hike the Pacific...
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Professor Collings is reading...

Sozaboy: A Novel in Rotten English  by Ken Saro-Wiwa

I’ve always enjoyed reading novels written in a powerful voice and in an unfamiliar version of English. For example, many characters in Amitav Ghosh’s...
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