Bowdoin Reads



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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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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