Bowdoin Reads



Michael Tucker, Course Materials & General Book Manager, Bowdoin Stores, is reading...

The Origin of the Brunists  by Robert Coover

I read some of Coover's short stories in college, but hadn't read any of his novels. I've always wanted to read this one. When I learned he had written a...
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ZamZam Abdirahman '16 is reading...

The Annotated Brothers Grimm  by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm

This semester I am taking an English class called "Fairy Tales and Retellings". As hinted in the title of the course, the class is focused on examining fairy...
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Isaac Jaegerman '16 is reading...

Midnight's Children  by Salman Rushdie

At the end of this summer I began reading the novel Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie. I’d read The Satanic Verses as well as Rushdie’s...
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Coach Linton is reading...

Eleven Rings  by Phil Jackson

Phil Jackson is not only one of the most storied coaches in the game of basketball, but in all sports worldwide, having amassed more championship titles than...
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Joanne Adams, Head Baker, Dining Services, is reading...

Rescue Matters!  by Sheila Webster Boneham

Being involved in A Paw in the Door, which is a Bath-based cat rescue group, I am always looking for reading pertaining to rescue work so that we can improve...
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Professor Foster is reading...

Americanah  by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Late this summer I began reading the newest novel from the Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Americanah follows its twenty-something female...
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