Bowdoin Reads



Professor McCalla is reading...

The Sight of Death: An Experiment in Art Writing  by T. J. Clark

I read a lot of art history and criticism partly because I like it, and partly because art scholars seem able to write simultaneously for the professional and...
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Sarah Seames is reading...

Three Cups of Tea  by Greg Mortenson

Three Cups of Tea is the true story of Greg Mortenson, a former mountain climber who turned his failed attempt at summiting K2 into a life's mission to build...
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Lawrence Wang is reading...

Stardust  by Neil Gaiman

Enchanting. If I had to use only one word to describe Neil Gaiman’s Stardust, it would be enchanting. ...
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Peter McLaughlin is reading...

Kafka on the Shore  by Haruki Marukami

Haruki Marukami’s Kafka on the Shore is a story told through two concurrent narratives. The odd-numbered chapters tell the story of Kafka Tamura, a...
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Professor Denery is reading...

The Dunwich Horror and Others  by H.P. Lovecraft

I imagine there comes a moment in everyone’s life when they think to themselves, “I need to read the complete works of H.P. Lovecraft.” For me, that...
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Kevin Johnson is reading...

Our Story Begins: New and Selected Stories  by Tobias Wolff

Tobias Wolff is a prolific writer of contemporary short fiction. Though, most readers are familiar with his memoir This Boy’s Life (which will endure as a...
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