Bowdoin Reads



Hannah Sturtevant '15 is reading...

The Seed Underground: A Growing Revolution to Save Food  by Janisse Ray

I just finished reading The Seed Underground: A Growing Revolution to Save Food by Janisse Ray, which is this this year's Community Read. I found it...
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Matt Klingle is reading...

The Round House  by Louise Erdrich

History matters in Louise Erdrich’s The Round House, winner of the 2012 National Book Award for fiction. The reasons are simple: to be Native in the...
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Jenn Grasso, ADIS Coordinator, is reading...

Love in the Time of Cholera  by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Love in the time of Cholera is a treatise on the mores of modern love. In an era before the technological distractions of our day, Gabriel García...
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Felix Emiliano '15 is reading...

The Magician King  by Lev Grossman

Welcome to the world of Fillory, where you will find Quentin Clearwater, a college student who finds this mysterious and magical land full of fairies, beasts,...
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Leigh Hall, '14 is reading...

Office Ladies and Salaried Men  by Yuko Ogasawara

Office Ladies and Salaried Men is a study done by Yuko Ogasawara about gender, power, and work in large corporations in Japan. She finds much of the...
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Michelle E. McDonough , Library Administrative and Serials Assistant, is reading...

Redshirts  by John Scalzi

John Scalzi’s Redshirts had me laughing out loud in public more than once. Both parody and homage, the book employs well-known sci-fi tropes to...
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