Bowdoin Reads



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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Jonas Calderon is reading...

The Frog Who Croaked Blue: Synesthesia and the mixing of the senses   by Jamie Ward

This book is an account about a fascinating condition, synesthesia, in which music can have color, words can have taste, and time and numbers float through...
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Youle Kang is reading...

Boeing versus Airbus : the inside story of the greatest international competition in business  by John Newhouse

John Newhouse’s Boeing Versus Airbus introduced me to the fascinating and dangerous world of air industry: the inside story of the greatest international...
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