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Bhagavad-Gita Discourses - the Discussion between Lord Krishna and Arjuna about Belief, Sin, Worship
The paper “Bhagavad-Gita Discourses - the Discussion between Lord Krishna and Arjuna about Belief, Sin, Worship" is a meaty variant of a book review on religion and theology. In this discourse, Lord Krishna reveals himself to Arjuna in ways that show his power and nature. Lord Krishna makes Arjuna understand that he is mighty, holy and that he has power over everything.…
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Drive - The Surprising Truth about What Motivates Us by Daniel Pink
The paper “Drive - The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel Pink" is an inspiring example of a book review on human resources. The book is basically meant for managers because it talks about the advice of managing employees with their different personalities as well on ways to motivate them and work effectively with them.…
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What the Buddha Taught by Rahula Walpula
The paper “What the Buddha Taught by Rahula Walpula" is an affecting variant of a book review on philosophy. What Buddha taught is an interesting treatise of human life which gives fresh insight into the teaching of Buddha. His teachings are remarkable in their simple truth and propose fundamental principles which ensure happiness for the people.…
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Frankenstein by M. Shelley - Fragility of Human Nature and the Dangers of Gaining Secret Knowledge
The paper "Frankenstein by M. Shelley - Fragility of Human Nature and the Dangers of Gaining Secret Knowledge" is a good example of a book review on literature. In the novel Frankenstein, the attempts to shed light on how people used to live. It shows how women were passive in society. This has been manifested via themes such as sublime nature, monstrosity, secrecy, and passive women.…
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The Black Cat by Edgar Allan Poe
The paper "The Black Cat by Edgar Allan Poe" is an excellent example of a book report/review on literature. The short story “The Black Cat” written by Edgar Allan Poe concerns a narration of a condemned man because of his actions. The topic in itself “the black cat” depicts questionable sanity. Often black cat is associated with sorcery or mystery.…
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Growing Up in the Midst of Class and Gender Woes in Coetzees Boyhood
The paper "Growing Up in the Midst of Class and Gender Woes in Coetzee’s Boyhood" is a worthy example of a book review on English. While autobiographical, Coetzee’s Boyhood is written in the third-person perspective and has fictional aspects because Coetzee plays with the notion of time.…
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Re-examining the Rhetoric of the Cultural Border by Heewong Chang
The paper " Re-examining the Rhetoric of the Cultural Border by Heewong Chang" is an outstanding example of a book review on culture. The story re-examining the Rhetoric of the cultural border points out the cultural border, Borderlands, and the boundaries.…
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Manual for Health Professionals By Mohanna, Wal and Chambers
The paper "Manual for Health Professionals By Mohanna, Wal and Chambers" is an exceptional example of an educational book review. Education and teaching on the subject of healthcare are somewhat complex and in the past, limited efforts have been made in that direction. If seen from this perspective, this book is certainly a commendable effort.…
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The Chase by Annie Dillard and Salvation by Langston Hughes
The paper "The Chase by Annie Dillard and Salvation by Langston Hughes" is a great example of a literature book review. Annie Dillard’s “The Chase” and Langston Hughes’ “Salvation” mirrored some of the typical situations that children or even adolescents find themselves in.…
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Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
The paper "Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell" is a wonderful example of a book review on culture. The chapter ‘Rice Paddies and Math Tests’ ed by Malcolm Gladwell in his book ‘Outliers’ published in the year of 2008 provides a succinct yet perfect description of the cultures and traditions prevalent in the Eastern parts of the world especially that in the country of China.…
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The Adventure of Huckleberry Finn
The paper "The Adventure of Huckleberry Finn" is a great example of a literature book review. "The Adventure of Huckleberry Finn" is a novel by Mark Twain one of the American great novels with a variety of themes. The book is noted due to its colorful description of people and places in America during the early 1990s.…
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Tone and Style of Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores The Hidden Side of Everything
The paper "Tone and Style of Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores The Hidden Side of Everything" is a worthy example of a book review on macro and microeconomics.Steven Levitt is an who looks at various situations and analyzes them differently from economists. He combines five questions, which make up his book.…
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Reframing Organization: Artistry Choice and Leader
The paper "Reframing Organization: Artistry Choice and Leader" is a great example of a management book review. The part one of Reframing Organization: Artistry Choice and Leader is divided into three sections: making sense of organization; the power of reframing; and simple ideas, complex organization.…
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Grapes of Wrath by John Steinback
The paper "Grapes of Wrath by John Steinback" is a wonderful example of a literature book review. The of the novel, Grapes of Wrath, a phrase is taken from the “Battle Hymn of the Republic, is full of biblical allusions.The Joads leaving their home in Oklahoma, in search of food, and a better life in California is an example of the Israelites leaving their homes to go to Egypt in search of food.…
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Platitudes by Terry Ellis
The paper "Platitudes by Terry Ellis" is an excellent example of a literature book review. The novel is self-indulgent and carries reflection on certain events of Terry’s life. This uproariously funny debut novel of Terry was first published in 1988. It presents the conflicts within the African- American literary community.…
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World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks
The paper "World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks" is a perfect example of a book review on English. What Brooks is saying here is that at times ignorance can be very costly to the level that it may take away a person’s life unnecessarily. This is evident from the following quotes; “At first the villagers tried to hold me back.…
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Faulkners A Rose for Emily
The paper "Faulkner’s A Rose for Emily" is a worthy example of a literature book review. The reviewer of Faulkner’s A Rose for Emily here has adopted a rather first-person-centric addressing style. Its overemphasis on otherwise inconsequential details like moving into different cities and the authentic experiences associated with living in unfamiliar neighborhoods is quite obsequious and unprofessional.…
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Giovanni's Room: Social Alienation
The paper "Giovanni's Room: Social Alienation" is an outstanding example of a literature book review. Probably no topic has been as contentious as the topic of sexuality, specifically homosexuality. History has documented its fair share of activism and explanations of its morality.…
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The Humanistic Tradition Volume I: Prehistory to the Early Modern World
The paper "The Humanistic Tradition Volume I: Prehistory to the Early Modern World" is a great example of a literature book review. “Do you agree with Petrarch that books that are hard to understand are generally ignored? When the last time you read a book that was really stretched your understanding? …
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Through the Eyes of a Child
The paper "Through the Eyes of a Child" is an exceptional example of an educational book review. The insight on how children's literature reflects society through time is very interesting for me. The book says that in essence children's literature is a mirror to society, and how society has changed from the 15th century onwards, in the general sense and with regard to how society regarded children as well as their families.…
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Analysis of Hope by Lisel Mueller
The paper "Analysis of Hope by Lisel Mueller" is a great example of a literature book review. Lisel Mueller’s “Hope” is a strong poem, which describes the meaning of hope and where it is possible to find it in this world. The poem metaphorically explains that hope can be found everywhere.…
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The Brand Gap by Marty Nuemeier
The paper "The Brand Gap by Marty Nuemeier" is a perfect example of a book report on business. In this book Marty Nuemeier mentions ways to bridge the often found gap between business strategy and design. The book is informative as well as interesting primarily because the author has busted many myths about brands and business strategies.…
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Courtroom302: Justice and Court Proceedings
The paper "Courtroom302: Justice and Court Proceedings" is an outstanding example of a law book review. Courtroom302 is indeed one of the best books dealing with issues of justice and court proceedings. The entire book has been a learning experience. Particularly, a lot has been learned from chapter 7 to 13.…
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Censorship and Its Progeny by John Frohnmayer
The paper "Censorship and Its Progeny by John Frohnmayer" is a great example of a literature assignment. The text “Censorship and its Progeny” by John Frohnmayer explains the aspect of censoring or preventing speech through art. The author of this article suggests that art is a means of speech which has received a lot of censorship and criticisms throughout history…
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On Being Sane In Insane Places
The paper "On Being Sane In Insane Places" is an excellent example of a psychology book report. The understanding of what constitutes normality or mental illness is a controversial issue. While there is a commonly held notion that specially trained professionals can easily diagnose and tell whether an individual is sane or insane, the case might be different.…
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