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The Diary of Anne Frank

Anne Frank lived with her family in a pleasant house. For Anne and her sister, Margot, their early childhood was a sucure place inhabited...

The Revolt of the Poor – The Demise of Intellectual Property

Three years ago I published a book of short stories in Israel. The publishing house belongs to Israels leading (and exceedingly wealthy) newspaper. I...

The Eight Essential Steps to Conflict Resolution

The book that I chose to read for my book review was, The Eight Essential Steps To Conflict Resolution by Dr. Dudley Weeks. The...

Jurassic Park, by Michael Crichton

Jurassic Park, by Michael Crichton is an incredible book, which describes genetic engineering and the creation of an extinct species. Michael Crichton uses marvelous...

“Njal’s Saga”: A Fictional Account of Early Iceland

“The origin and evolution of saga writing in Iceland are largely matters for speculation. A common pastime on Icelandic farms, from the 12th century...

Less Than Zero Book Review

Set in Los Angeles in the early 1980's, this mesmerizing novel is a raw, powerful portrait of a lost generation who have experienced sex,...

Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations

The pivotal second chapter of Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations, "Of the Principle which gives occasion to the Division of Labour," opens with the...

Chinese and American tradition

Throughout the book, the conflict between the mothers, their Chinese tradition, and language and the daughters, their American tradition, and language are evident. Suyuan...

Upton Sinclairs book The Jungle

The events that occur in Upton Sinclairs book The Jungle were same things that people in the early 20th century had to deal with...

The Price Of Eating From The Tree

The struggle for power is an age old one, indeed. Opposing nations vying for control of a province, officials seeking powerful positions against equally...

Exegesis Of Rev. 1:1-20

Revelation as a whole is often viewed as a very hard book to understand. However, if taken in small sections and really studied closely,...

Witch Hunt In Modern Europe

The Witch-Hunt in Modern Europe by Brian Levack proved to be an interesting as well as insightful look at the intriguing world of the...

Dealers of Lighting

"Dealers of Lightning" the legendary story of Xeroxs Palo Alto Research Center (PARC). Written by Los Angeles Times corespondent, Michael Hiltzik. The Book brings...

Chaucer, Boccaccio, and the debate of love

Nigel Thompson's book resists alignment with current concerns in late-medieval studies: he has little or nothing to say about manuscripts and their dissemination; about...

The Dutch artist Maurits C. Escher

The Dutch artist Maurits C. Escher (1898-1972) was a draftsman, book illustrator, tapestry designer, and muralist, but his primary work was as a printmaker....

The Dust Bowl by Donald Worster

The Dust Bowl was "the darkest moment in the twentieth-century life of the southern plains," (pg. 4) as described by Donald Worster in his...

Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin

John Howard Griffin was a journalist and a specialist on race issues. After Since communication between the white and African American races did not...

The Insanity Plea by Winslad and Ross: Summary

The Insanity Plea is a book about the Uses & Abuses of the Insanity Defense in various cases. The book is by William J....

Blood and Belonging, by Michael Ignatieff

This is a critique of the book, Blood and Belonging, by Michael Ignatieff. This paper will explain the subject of the book and its...

The Professor and the Madman

The Professor and the Madman, written by Simon Winchester, is a biography about the making of the Oxford English Dictionary. Winchester, who is an...

Critical Analysis of Silence of the Lambs

In the book Silence of the Lambs (Harris, 1988) the whole plot is based around three main characters. Clarice Starling is a precociously self-disciplined...

Books and Technology: Is the Future of Printed Books in Jeopardy

Technology has impacted our lives in innumerable ways. It is so implemented into our daily lives, that not a thought crosses our minds about...

Influences in Darwins Thinking

Thomas Malthus and Charles Lyell were two figures who influenced Darwin's theories. Malthus was an influence through his book on the population principle. Darwin...

The One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard

The One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard, Ph. D. and Spencer Johnson, M. D. , seems like a practical simple plan on managing people...

Young Thomas Edison , by Sterling North

I read the book Young Thomas Edison , by Sterling North. The book tells about Edison's Young life and how he greatly succeeded through...

A Christmas Memory: Truman Capote

A distant relative of Truman Capote's, Sook Faulk, took care of him through his childhood. Sook dubbed Truman with the nickname "Buddy," after a...

The legendary King Arthur

There has been a lot of material written about the legendary King Arthur and although he has been a popular figure inliterature for over...

Jigsaw Dinosaurs, a non-fiction book

Jigsaw Dinosaurs is a non-fiction book as well as a child's toy under one hard cover. The non-fiction aspect of it offers some introductory...

The Electric Kool-Aid Acid test by Tom Woolfe

Kesey in la casa grande with the wind up and the sky cloudy, and the Gulp flapping, and the Rat plaster paneled with pages...

A Wagner Matinee by Willa Cather

The late 1800s were a time of repression for women. A woman was expected to conform to her husbands ideals and accept a life...

Michael Ignatieff’s Blood and Belonging

This paper will explain the subject of the book and its relevance, discuss Michael Ignatieff's methods and conclusions on the subject and finally include...

Examination of Puritan Philosophy in Bradford’s “On Plymouth Plantation”

The Puritan people first came to the New World to escape the religious persecution that hounded Non-Anglicans in England. They established the Plymouth Colony...

Anthem by Ayn Rand

A standard rule of writing states that one should refrain from using the word “I” in one’s writing. Somehow this rule seems singularly inappropriate...

Black Like Me

John Howard Griffin was a journalist and a specialist on race issues. After publication, he became a leading advocate in the Civil Rights Movement...

The story of Joseph and Potiphar’s wife

The story of Joseph and Potiphar's wife is told in the first book of the Bible, Genesis, chapter 39. Joseph was sold into slavery...

Book report on Homecoming Harmony

Card, Orson Scott. Homecoming: Harmony. New York: Tor Books The storys about a new world that they named Harmony expressing their greatest hope. As...

The Ongoing Struggle for a Family

The most important thing in a family is that all the people in it love each other. This excerpt is from a childrens book,...

In Cold Blood

Truman Capote is one of the greatest authors of all time. He was born in 1924 and died in 1984. Sincehis early childhood, he...

Star Wars As a Mythology

There exists in every culture a series of folk tales and stories, which make up a part of that culture's history. These stories, called...

Norman Mailer’s book The Executioner’s Song

Anger is a very powerful emotion. Anger generates hostility and a loss of control. It can tear into a person's heart and ruin them....

Another One Bites the Dust

Sweet Diamond Dust, written by Rosario Ferre, focuses on modernization and how its impacted the country of Puerto Rico and its people. This book...

Shady Characters In Book

This Book has many shady characters, only Gretchen is the one character you can feel sorry for, that is what makes this tragedy so...

Travels In Alaska

Travels in Alaska takes readers on a trip to Alaska through the vivid descriptions of the author, John Muir. The book is based on...

The Republic – Book 1 – Theme Of Justice

The subject matter of the "Republic" is the nature of justice and its relation to human existence. Book I of the "republic" contains a...

The book Players

The book Players is a very, very good book. It is a compellation of 36 short stories and excerpts from books about gambling, con...

A Random Walk Down Wall Street

There is a sense of complexity today that has led many to believe the individual investor has little chance of competing with professional brokers...

“Eaters of the Dead” by Michael Crichton

“Eaters of the Dead” by Michael Crichton is a fiction but with historical background. Through this piece Crichton hopes to express the way of...

The Controversy Around Banning Books

The subject of censorship is a very controversial one, especially the banning of books. Many people believe they must protect themselves and others from...

Book 23 of the Odyssey

In book 23 of the Odyssey, reoccurring Homeric themes appear, characters roles change, and a homecoming for an epic hero is finally accomplished. Book...

The Merchant of Venice Book Review

One of the many elements that make up a classic, is that the book, novel or play can be read in any generation, decade,...

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