Bowdoin Reads



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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Addison Boyland is reading...

White Privilege: essential readings on the other side of racism  by Paula Rothenberg

White Privilege, by Paula Rothenberg, is a book that is dedicated to discussing less popular topics in regards to race relations in America. It is a collection...
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Professor Yepes is reading...

Eyes to See Otherwise / Ojos de otro mirar (A bilingual selection)  by Homero Aridjis, edited by Betty Ferber and George McWhirter

Eyes to See Otherwise is a careful selection that offers a precious panoramic view of Aridjis’ poetry in Spanish from 1960 to 2001, with English versions by...
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Elizabeth Weston is reading...

Out Stealing Horses  by Per Petterson

Trond Sander has moved to “a small house in the far east of Norway,” beside a lake. Here, with his dog Lyra, he plans to live the remainder of his life...
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