Bowdoin Reads



Gregory Stowe, Library Circulation Assistant, is reading...

Half-Blood Blues  by Esi Edugyan

I just finished reading Half-Blood Blues written by Esi Edugyan. She lives in Victoria, British Columbia but was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta by...
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Jean-Paul Honegger '15 is reading...

Alone in Berlin   by Hans Fallada

I have just finished Hans Fallada's novel Alone in Berlin (also called Every Man Dies Alone), a book which I came across by chance at a flea...
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Coach Burnham is reading...

Blood Meridian  by Cormac McCarthy

Each summer I try to read something challenging along with a few other books on my list and a few I pick up for fun. This summer I chose Blood Meridian...
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Heather Peters, Endowment Manager, is reading...

The Immortial Life of Henrietta Lacks  by Rebecca Skloot

I initially started listening to the audiobook of The Immortial Life of Henrietta Lacks on my commute to work. But after just a couple of rides back and...
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Professor Conly is reading...

State of Wonder  by Ann Patchett

In State of Wonder, a researcher for a Minnesota pharmaceutical company heads off to the Amazonian jungle to look into the death of another researcher. ...
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James Miller '14 is reading...

Herzog  by Saul Bellow

I am reading Herzog by Saul Bellow. The book follows Moses Herzog, a college professor, as he writes unsent letters to people in his life: friends,...
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