Bowdoin Reads



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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Cece Howard '16 is reading...

Gone With the Wind  by Margaret Mitchell

Growing up in Atlanta, I was surrounded by reminders of the Civil War that extended from the classroom to local battlefields. As the daughter of a history...
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Samantha Caras '15 is reading...

Behind the Beautiful Forevers  by Katherine Boo

This summer I was forced to read an amazing book. I say that I was forced because a professor gave me a list of books to read over the summer in place of the...
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Sara Cawthon, Organic Garden Manager, is reading...

The Lobster Coast: Rebels, rusticators, and the struggle for a forgotten frontier  by Colin Woodard

I am into all things Maine, so when Gulf of Maine Books had their main sale on Maine Street, I had to go, I was mainly looking for non-fiction. I'm halfway...
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Peter Nauffts is reading...

Kafka on the Shore  by Haruki Murakami

Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami has to be one of the stranger books I’ve ever read. I’m only about half way in, and there have already been...
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