What is the author’s thesis? (What’s the argument?) Who is the

Part I   – What is the author’s thesis? (What’s the argument?) Who is the

                intended audience?  Briefly restate the author’s thesis and various

                ideas that he/she wishes to get across with the book.

 

Part II  – Was the author successful in arguing the thesis?  What points were used

to support the author’s argument?  Were they persuasive?  Why/why

not?  What, if anything, is missing? (Unanswered questions, unasked

questions)

 

Part III – Briefly give a personal review of the book.  What did you learn?

 

Did you like it?  Would you recommend it?  Why/why not?

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