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
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?