Book review of” Avengers of the New World”
? Identification of the author. Who is the author? (i.e. credentials, expertise)
? Description of the book’s argument. What is the author trying to demonstrate? What does he/she
want the reader to learn about the topic at hand?
? Description of the book’s contents. How are the chapters organized? How does the author go
about proving their argument? How successful is the author in this endeavor? (Note: This
should not a blow-by-blow account. Avoid a narrative reconstruction.)
? Assessment of the scholarship. What sources does the author use? How are the sources used?
What approach does the author take to the source material?
? Identify the target audience. Who is the book written for—academic professionals, college
students, general readership?
Proper book reviews must include a clear thesis/argument. Outside materials are not necessary.
Use only assigned course materials and lecture notes in formulating this essay