Book Report Template
Dr. Ramón V. León

 

I.               Report’s first page

 

A.              What was the book?

 

1.     Book title

2.     Book author

3.     Publisher

4.     Year of publication

 

B.              Who are you?

 

1.     Your name

2.     Course that you are registered for (e.g. Stat 560 or Stat 537)

3.     Semester

 

 

II.            Book overview

A.              What is the book about?

(Write one or two paragraphs.)

 

III.         Significance of the book

A.              Why this book is considered important?

(Write one or two paragraphs.)

B.              Personally, do you consider the book important?
Why or why not?

(Write one or two paragraphs.)

 

IV.          Important concepts or ideas

 

A.              First concept, idea or interesting fact

1.     What is it?

2.     Example of application

3.     Significance and impact

B.              Second concept, idea or interesting fact

1.     What is it?

2.     Example of application

3.     Significance and impact

 

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V.             Did you have any epiphanies and if so what were they?


An epiphany (from the ancient Greek ἐπιφάνεια, epiphaneia, "manifestation, striking appearance")
is the sudden realization or comprehension of the (larger) essence or meaning of something. 

A.              First epiphany

1.     What was it?

2.     Elaborate

B.              Second epiphany

1.     What was it?

2.     Elaborate

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VI.          Impact on your life

 

A.              Give one example of how the insights from the book would help you approach a specific problem in a different way.

 

 

VII.       Conclusion