Book Essay Topics

First characteristic book

Willa Cather has never published a bad book. Ergo, all of her work is of the same excellence, all of it has the same importance. Speaking about her creative activity it is difficult to divide her heritage into good and bad books. Nevertheless, despite that fact the truth is that Cather’s strongest books are those… View Article

Book Review of 1491 by Charles C. Mann

With 1491:New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus Charles C. Mann has written an extremely interesting and controversial book. Beginning in 1983 Mann began to become aware that research had indicated the commonly held view of the settling of the Americas was wrong. The commonly held and taught belief that the Americas were inhabited by… View Article

“Demon in the Freezer” A Book Report

“Demon in the Freezer” by popular virus expert Richard Preston is the third book in his ‘trilogy of death.’ After zooming in on the dangers of Ebola virus in his best-selling book “The Hot Zone,” and bioengineered monkey pox in “The Cobra Event,” Preston shifts the focus to the lurking threat posed by the deadly… View Article

Art and book making

Books are integral part of everyone’s life. There are different kinds of books and each has its own purpose and meaning. Most books are intended for learning while others are for entertainment purposes and for self-expression on the part of the author. Every book is like a treasure box that is full of valuable things…. View Article

Theodore Rex by Edmund Morris

Introduction Writing this paper, I faced a challenging task of exploring, discussing and analyzing a well-written book about one of the most prominent and controversial figures in American politics and history. In the first part of my report I would like to discover basic themes and concepts of the book as well as compare and… View Article

Echoes of Heaven: God’s Love is Better than Life Itself,”

Abstract Charles Elephant bares his Spirit in a book exalting God in every word, every page, and every chapter. In publishing his new book titled “Echoes of Heaven: God’s Love is Better than Life Itself,” Elephant shares his faith with the world by lifting select verses from the bible, and explaining how these words have… View Article

Profound book

In his profound book on Theism, J. L. Mackie, who is widely considered a champion of the atheistic school discusses the various bases on which the concept of God is founded, perceived and practiced the world over. In so doing, he touches upon the various approaches that have either necessitated God or have described God…. View Article

Book of the Courtier

“Whatever character an individual has determines how successful the community he belongs to will be”… these lines are indeed true with what the “Book of the Courtier” suggests. Authored by an Italian soldier, and a statesman attached to the court of the duke of Milan and later in the service of Duke Urbino, Baldassare Castiglione,… View Article

Physical books

The answer to this question is a simple yes. We shall prove in our discussion why we have chosen this answer. With advances in technology the word ‘paper’ no longer implies a material made of cellulose pulp, derived mainly from wood. As we make further advances, we see that the definition of paper has changed…. View Article

Human Services

The book, “Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus” by John Gray, generally, explores the claim that men and women are different and it is this difference that makes relationships fail and/or succeed. Using an allegorical backdrop, he presented his hypothesis by narrating how men originally was from Mars, where, they value success, titles… View Article

“The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down” by Anne Fadiman

Anne Fadiman’s “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down” explores the depth and complexity of cultural understanding, particularly between the American culture and the Hmong culture of Laos. To do this, Fadiman made of an account of a case of a Hmong child who suffered from epileptic seizure. Here, she elaborately narrated how Lia… View Article

The Sunflower: On the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness

About The Author      Simon Wiesenthal is one of the many victims of the Nazi assault. As one of the people who were greatly affected by the Second World War, Wiesenthal has been among those who were able to extend their emotions towards others through writing. The emotions that he has posted through his writing… View Article

Historian’s Wizard of Oz Review

the movie `wizard of oz`, the strengths and weaknesses of each document, the major differences between the documents, and feedback on any links to present day political and economic issues. Investigate the authors background. Introduction The Historian’s Wizard Of Oz, first published in 1900, made ripples in the literary world and its writer L. Frank… View Article

The Wild Trees by Richard Preston

For a passionate, daring and courageous writer any theme becomes a great theme. Just as a brave soldier converts defeats into victories, a genius writer weaves an extraordinary story from the ordinary stuff. To an average reader, at the cursory glance of the book, the subject matter of “The Wild Trees” may look uninteresting and… View Article

The Wicked Day by Mary Stewart

The Wicked Day, Mary Stewart’s concluding volume of the four-book series called the Arthurian Saga proved to be another fantastic display of mastery in Middle Ages inspired literature. Stewart’s primary modification the original Arthurian legends is making Mordred, originally Arthur’s twice-removed cousin, into Arthur’s bastard son to his half-sister Morgause. Although I initially did not… View Article

White Teacher By Vivian Gussin Paley

The book is entitled; White Teacher. This is written by Vivian Gussin Paley. She’s the recipient of the tenth NCTE Outstanding Educator in the English Language Arts Awards. Ms.Paley is a distinguished national or international educator who has made major contributions to the field of language arts in elementary education (URL1). She was a in… View Article

The Number by Alex Berenson Book Review

Such an intense focus has been placed on quarterly earnings as an indication of a company’s success by everyone from analysts to executives that ethics have for the most part been thrown out the window, sacrificed to the all important number, i. e. earnings per share. This is the theory in Alex Berenson’s book “The… View Article

Plague, Pox and Pestilence: Disease in History

The book ‘Plague, Pox and Pestilence’ is an interesting and complete survey of epidemics and diseases, which have occurred in the past. The book was written by a historian, and it contains a lot of detailed information that puts the progression of various epidemics into view, as they relate to societies that are in their… View Article

Black Elk Speaks

Black Elk Speaks is about a Native American boy that has visions and these visions help him with the religious aspects of live. He has these visions that tell him what to do and shows him the path to righteousness. These visions can also be seen as myths, which are stories that try to explain… View Article

Description of Greece by Pausanias

If there was a book that I would recommend to cultural adventurers and artsy-fartsy people, Description of Greece by Pausanias is the perfect book. Aside from Greek mythology books mass distributed in bookshops, this book has, more or less, everything you have to know about the world’s earliest empire. Ancient History Source book says, “… View Article

Paul’s Teachings

1. Essay on the Epistle to the Galatians The New Testament Book Epistle to the Galatians is ascribed by the Catholic Church to St. Paul but now believed to be written by early Christian missionary Paul of Tarsus to the early Christian communities in Galatia, then a Roman province. It was an intensely personal letter… View Article

In Dr. Cloud’s book

In Dr. Cloud’s book, the concept of “wake” is the next in a series of important concepts in business. This concept affects how a person works within an organization, and includes everything that he does, both in business and interpersonal relationships. A person’s wake is the most important thing about him or her in terms… View Article

A Book Report on Socrates Café by Christopher Phillips

This seeks to write a book report for the book Socrates Cafe by Christopher Phillips. This paper discusses the author’s declared purpose in writing the book in relations to what Socrates may have left as legacy in latter’s works. The dilemma of believing what may not be the truth. We live as we believe as… View Article

The Iceberg is melting

‘The Iceberg is melting” is a book written by Harvard Business School’s professor John Kotter and Holger Rathgeber. It was published in September 2006. It is a fable about the Emporer Penguins of Antarctica. This parable is a business guide meant to teach managers how to find threats in the environment, convince other employees about… View Article

What Happened to Cass McBride

I read the book what Happened to Cass McBride. It was a very good book that keeps you on your toes. What I liked most about it though was that you would never expect what happens in the end of the story. I also like that the main character who stayed strong through the whole… View Article

This Fleeting World

This Fleeting World takes about two hundred and fifty thousand years worth of history and compacts it into a one hundred and twenty page book. I believe Christian did a stellar job of doing so. Although short, it is very rich in knowledge about how our world came to be. His points are powerful and… View Article

Zlata’s Diary

Imagine yourself as a child again, your living life in a tiny, freezing cold house with no gas, electricity or water and insufficient food. You can’t go anywhere outside because it isn’t safe. There is no school for you to attend because there are too many risks and no one is willing to teach. You… View Article

Understanding Paul’s Case through Structuralism

Willa Cather presents “Paul’s Case” using vivid symbolism and language to depict Paul, his personality, his environment, as well as his life style. Willa Cather does not directly state Paul’s feelings, but through the use of language and symbols we can imply many things about Paul, and the type of person he is. Using structuralism… View Article

Hope for the Flowers

’’Hope for the flowers’’ is a book that I found at a friend’s place. This book was part of a course on entrepreneurship that he underwent at business school. Hardbound with bright coloured cover and inside pages, the book looks like one created for kindergarten kids. Something that prompted me to give him a quizzical… View Article

Summary of 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Stephen Covey’s book “The 7 habits of highly effective people” will help me in a number of different ways in the year to come. Not only with being effective in my career, but also my personal life and graduate school. Covey talks about character and personality traits, and uses a great example of being in… View Article