Book reviews are an art form, and the best reviewers make it look easy. As the Editor of Student Anthropologist, I want to provide some guidelines — or a rubric — that I think new reviewers will find helpful. First, here are the barebones requirements, per our Call for Book Reviews. But those are requirements, not guidelines. They will not help you write the review. These are the questions that I ask myself when I read an ethnographic text or a review of one.
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The book assigned is chosen by the instructor, but the instructions are fairly standard for book reviews in most disciplines. Typically a book review will include three things: description of the book bibliographic details , a summary of the content of the book, and a description of the usefulness of the book usually includes personal opinion. Typically a book review begins with a bibliographic description of the book being reviewed.