NAME OF THE BOOK:
The Fever: How Malaria Has Ruled
Humankind for 500,000 Years
By: Sonia Shah
Book Review Instructions
The review should be typed Times New Roman 12 pt font and double spaced with 1 inch margins.
The review should be at least 5 pages of content to earn a 100 .
How to Write a Book Review (From http://www.shoestringbranding.com)
In a nutshell, here are some tips on how to write a book review:
A book review has three objectives:
Describing what the book is about
Analyzing how the book tried to achieve its purpose
Expressing your own opinion of the book
As you read the book, try to answer the following three questions:
1. What are the author’s objectives? What is he/she trying to prove? (These will often
be stated in the introduction)
2. What kind of evidence/experience does the author use/have to prove his or her
3. Is the evidence convincing?
When you start writing your review, state the book’s main thesis and present some background
information on the author.
Next, give a summary of the main points/sections of the book, quoting and paraphrasing key
phrases from the author if necessary.
Finally, get to the heart of the matter—your opinion of the book. In this section, you