Bowdoin Reads



Professor Cerf is reading...

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo  by Steig Larrson

I am currently in the midst of Stieg Larsson’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. It is fast-paced for such a fat book –and, therefore, it is hard to put...
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Meg Green is reading...

1,000 Places to See Before You Die: A Traveler's Life List  by Patricia Schultz

This book, a New York Times #1 Bestseller, is a travel-lover's dream. It lists and describes 1,000 different places around the world that are "the best the...
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Kate Stern is reading...

Stone Butch Blues  by Leslie Feinberg

Stone Butch Blues is one of those books that came out when I was in ...
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David Gordon is reading...

Begging to be Black   by Antjie Krog

Antjie Krog is a South African poet and journalist who earned international renown for her coverage of South African’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, as...
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Jade Hopkins '12 is reading...

House of the Dead   by Fyodor Dostoevsky

“But now I see that I am trying to classify all the prisoners into categories; that, however, is not really possible. Reality is infinitely various when...
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T. Douglas Stenberg ’56 Is Inspired By...

Democracy and Education
by John Dewey

A narrow and moralistic view of morals is responsible for the failure to recognize that all the aims and values which are desirable in education are themselves...
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