Bowdoin Reads



Jennifer McMorrow, '14 is reading...

The Art of Fielding  by Chad Harbach

I am reading The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach. I kept hearing a lot of buzz about this novel, and I was especially drawn to it after hearing that it...
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Terence Barley '14 is reading...

The Pirates of Somalia: Inside Their Hidden World  by Jay Bahadur

I was working a shift at the Library a few weeks ago and this book caught my eye as one student was checking it out. I saw the title and was instantly attracted...
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Professor Baumgarte is reading...

In the Garden of Beasts  by Erik Larson

Erik Larson's In the Garden of Beasts was recommended to me -- strongly recommended -- by Prof. Levine. I tremendously enjoyed reading the book, and now...
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Bryce Ervin, '15 is reading...

Divergent  by Veronica Roth

Divergent is the first of a three part series as well as the debut novel of Veronica Roth, who is based in Chicago, Illinois. Divergent follows...
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Katie Sasser, Reference Librarian, is reading...

The Given Day  by Dennis Lehane

This novel represents a major shift for author Dennis Lehane, known best for his crime fiction. The Given Day has an epic sweep encompassing baseball,...
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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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