Bowdoin Reads



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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Jessica Kundrata is reading...

After Dark  by Haruki Murakami

Though lesser-known than his masterpieces The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle and Kafka on the Shore, After Dark is another of Murakami’s brilliant novels with...
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Professor Simon is reading...

The Tristan Chord: Wagner and Philosophy  by Bryan Magee

More than any other of the great opera composers, Wagner studied philosophy, and he was greatly influenced by the main philosophical currents of mid-19th...
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Michael Tucker is reading...

Running and Being   by George A. Sheehan

To me, this book is the Walden of running literature. As I was preparing to run my first 5K in about 10 years, I searched for this book but was sad to find it...
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