Bowdoin Reads



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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David Needell '15 is reading...

The Things They Carried  by Tim O'Brien

As I was rummaging through my textbooks, notebooks, journals, and random “read-for-pleasure” books that were sprawled out across my apartment’s floor,...
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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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