Bowdoin Reads



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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Roger Bechtel Is Inspired By...

Selected Writings
by Walter Benjamin

“Only that historian will have the gift of fanning the spark of hope in the past who is firmly convinced that even the dead will not be safe from the enemy if...
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