Essays on Book Review

Book Review: The House On Mango Street

I have read “The house on Mango Street”. I loved this book, you know? I read it last night, in less than two hours, after more or less two weeks with a reader block. The thing is that lately I’ve read such good books, which I have given five stars out of five (although I...
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Book Review: Nicolas Carr’s Is Google Making Us Stupid

Nicolas Carr’s Is Google Making Us Stupid (2008), discusses how the use of technology and the internet fundamentally changing the way we process and understand knowledge. Along with its effect on cognitive exercises, such as attention span, critical thinking, and the acquiring of knowledge. The article begins with Carr narrating a scene from Stanley Kubrick’s...
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Book Review: Things Fall Apart

In Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe provides a detailed account pertaining the imposition of Western ideologies in Africa. The ideologies, largely Christian values and the way of life, are responsible for the erosion of pertinent African cultural values as seen in the book. Within the novel, the main protagonist Okonkwo is used by the author...
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Book Review: The Butcher’s Tale

The book I selected was “The Butcher’s Tale” by Helmet Walser Smith. This is actually a very interesting story it revolves around multiple explorations. This book deals with murder cases in 1990 that was taken place in Konitz which is a town in Prussia. Pretty much focuses on unsolved murder of Ernest Winter in Konitz....
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Book Review: Flash boys: Cracking The Money Code

Written by one of the most prolific and topical contemporary American writers, Michael Lewis, Flashboys is an expose’ of dark trading systems in international money and financial markets. This is the third book written by Lewis after the massively successful ‘Money Ball’ and ‘The Big Short’, both of which saw movies based on them being...
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Book Review: Logicomix: An Epic Search For Truth

Aman Gupta: Apostolos Doxiadis was born on the 6th of June 1953, in Brisbane, Australia. He grew up in Greece. Although he was fascinated by fiction and humanities from his youngest years, a totally unexpected and sudden relationship with mathematics led him to study at New York’s Columbia University at the age of fifteen. He...
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Book Review: 1984 By George Orwell

Written by George Orwell, a British journalist, and author, the novel 1984 is a fictional book about a corrupt society controlling everyone’s thoughts and core values. This fiction book follows our main character Winston and the average, middle-class person that everyone reading it can relate too. He is just trying to navigate himself through this...
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Catch-22: A Book Review

Published in 1961, Catch-22 is an absurd novel that spoke to the preoccupations of the second half of the 20th century. One can detect its absurdity from the very first chapter as Joseph Heller intentionally flouts the conventions of traditional novel form with a non-linear chronology, a fragmented plot, and aimless actions that highlight the...
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Book Review: The Prince

In my opinion, the main purpose of “The Prince” by Machiavelli was that he desperately wanted to return to politics. The main idea of the Prince is that his primary claim is that a leader is there to make difficult decisions in times of need for all his subjects. In order to acquire states in...
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