Bowdoin Reads



Sean Campos is reading...

Haunted house  by Pierre Reverdy

I got really into John Ashbery this summer, and stumbled across this translation he did of Pierre Reverdy’s Haunted House. After reading the brief seventy...
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Brianna Cornelius is reading...

Sula  by Toni Morrison

Sula is a book by Toni Morrison set in a Southern atmosphere post-slavery. It is centered around two friends, Sula and Nel, who are polar opposites of each...
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Professor Jennings is reading...

Home  by Marilynne Robinson

Although no one but me would notice, I’m a little sheepish about recommending Marilynne Robinson’s new book, Home, given that in last month’s Bowdoin...
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Sue O’Dell is reading...

A Spot of Bother  by Mark Haddon

This book is well worth the trek to the 4th floor of Hubbard Hall. ...
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Zach Levin is reading...

The contract with God trilogy : life on Dropsie Avenue  by Will Eisner

The Contract With God Trilogy was not the first graphic novel to use that phrase, but it was one of the groundbreaking creations that helped to found the...
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Genna Duplisea is reading...

Con$umed  by Benjamin Barber

Though it has taken me quite awhile to get through "Consumed," it has proved a fascinating read. Barber analyzes the evolution of consumer capitalism and how...
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