Bowdoin Reads



Rebecca Goldfine, Assistant Director of Communications, is reading...

Vanity Fair: A Novel Without a Hero  by William Makepeace Thackeray

I just started reading Vanity Fair: A Novel Without a Hero, after watching it drop further and further down on my ‘must read’ list from years of...
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Professor Horch is reading...

The Power of One  by Bryce Courtenay

Having recently traveled to Cape Town, I was interested in reading something by a South African writer. While Coetzee and Gordimer are on my list, I started...
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Mary Foye, Bookstore Associate, is reading...

The Tuesday Club Murders  by Agatha Christie

My resolution this year was to read more new books, and, like most new year’s resolutions, it seems to have fallen by the wayside as spring gets into stride,...
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James Boeding '14 is reading...

The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness  by Erik Larson

I’ve started reading a book that recounts the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair from the factual lives of two men whose stories would be otherwise unlikely linked....
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Lucy Luo '16 is reading...

Korean Politics  by John Kie-Chiang Oh

I am currently reading Korean Politics by Professor John Kie-Chiang Oh for my East Asian Politics class. Even though it's more or less an ordinary...
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Professor Hopley is reading...

The Soccer War  by Ryszard Kapuscinski

I recently read The Soccer War by the Polish journalist and travel writer Ryszard Kapuscinski. The book is a remarkable account of Kapuscinski’s...
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