Bowdoin Reads

Ann Price Davis '73 Is Inspired By...

The College Man and the College Woman
by William DeWitt Hyde

"The Offer of the College" is the promotional material for my life. I drop the last line -- I prefer a "life long" learning curve. My favorite line is "to...
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Emma and Tu Anh are reading...

The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders  by Daniel Defoe

The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders, commonly known as Moll Flanders, is a novel written by Daniel Defoe in 1722. Moll...
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June Vail is reading...

The Anthologist  by Nicholson Baker

The narrator of this novel, a likeable poet named Paul Chowder, recounts his struggles to write the Introductory essay to a poetry anthology, Only Rhyme. He’s...
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Lidey Heuck is reading...

Gone With the Wind  by Margaret Mitchell

Gone with the Wind is not one of those books you forget about after you finish. It charms you with its sentimental depiction of the antebellum South and...
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Pat Myshrall is reading...

Dewey: There's a Cat in the Library  by Vicki Myron and Bret Witter

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have a pet that came from nowhere and ended up being loved by the whole world? Dewey is a heartwarming story...
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Conor Walsh is reading...

Opening Atlantis  by Harry Turtledove

Have you ever wondered what if? What would our world be like if the Trojans had never accepted that wooden horse? Or what if President Lincoln was...
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