Bowdoin Reads



Primo Garza is reading...

The Everglades: River of Grass  by Marjory Stoneman Douglas

“There are no other Everglades in the world.” With that sentence begins one of the greatest books in environmental history. Highly recommended by Professor...
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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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