Bowdoin Reads



Geoff Brewer is reading...

Burning Chrome  by William Gibson

Burning Chrome is a selection of short stories by esteemed science fiction author William Gibson. Most people see science fiction as some sort of “lesser”...
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Alex Brasili is reading...

Hollywood Italians  by Peter Bondanella

Hollywood Italians is a fantastic book about the portrayal of Italian Americans in film all the way from silent black and white movies up until the present day...
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Mona Paschke is reading...

A New Earth – Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose   by Eckhart Tolle

A New Earth is an easy read with valuable information for me on how I want to live my life—in the present, without ego or attachments. In doing so, releasing...
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Professor Welsch is reading...

War and Peace  by Leo Tolstoy

I had a blissful experience in graduate school reading Anna Karenina. So why has it taken me so long to get to Tolstoy’s other big book? A new translation...
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Shirley Wu is reading...

The Life of the Skies  by Jonathan Rosen

Regardless of whether or not the reader has an interest in birds, The Life of the Skies is a read for all. Part science and part philosophy, this novel is a...
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Scott Ogden is reading...

Revolutionary Characters  by Gordon Wood

I am currently reading a book by historian Gordon Wood titled "Revolutionary Characters". In it, Wood attempts to uncover what made the Founders great and...
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