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Ghost in the Wires
Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World’s Most Wanted Hacker by Mitnick and Simon

The paper reports on one of the most interesting books dedicated to technology and communication, Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World’s Most Wanted Hacker, written by Mitnick and Simon in 2011. It provides a clear overview of the piece of writing and analyzes the key ideas the writers have expressed in the […] Read more >>

Bible Among the Myths by J.N. Oswalt
A Book Summary of the Bible Among the Myths by J.N. Oswalt

John N. Oswalt begins this section with a reference to the early years of his professional training and the circumstances that led him to the study of the issues discussed in the book. The author discusses philosophical concepts of revelation, essential and accidental parts of everything. The point of the author’s consideration, around which the […] Read more >>

Crime and the American Dream
Crime and the American Dream

In Crime and the American Dream, the renowned American researchers and criminologists Steven Messner and Richard Rosenfeld pay particular attention to the monetary success that people seek to achieve. An excessive emphasis on money and other benefits contributes to high rate of violent crimes in the country. Both scholars examine this issue with a focus […] Read more >>

Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo
Behind the Beautiful Forevers

Outline I. THESIS: The fierce corruption will ultimately unify people in their fight against the system. Therefore, community living in slums can become a force for positive social change. II. ARGUMENT #1: Misery and grief unite people. Once the discontent to the existing corruptive system reaches its boiling point, community will make a shift towards […] Read more >>

Foucault's History of Sexuality
Foucault’s History of Sexuality

History of Sexuality by Foucault A chapter of Foucault’s book “History of Sexuality” analyzes the concept of bio-power from the physical perspective. In the passage, the author argues that one of the aspects of sovereign power involves the right to decide between life and death; this is also a right confined to cases when independence […] Read more >>

Racism and Sexism Influence in Everything I Never Told You

Parents want their children to have the best lives they can. Most of the time, if the parent lacked something in childhood, he or she will make sure that the children have it. Although doing this parents have the best intentions, they often pressure and hurt children projecting their own losses and desires on them. […] Read more >>

The Fires of Jubilee by Stephen B. Oates

The subject of slavery remains a difficult and controversial issue of the American past. Among the literary works focusing on the slavery and the life of African-Americans of the time, The Fires of Jubilee: Nat Turner’s Fierce Rebellion presents a true story of the bloody slave rebellion in Virginia in 1831. The author of the […] Read more >>

Injury and Violence Prevention

Book: Handbook of Injury and Violence Prevention • Injuries are considered one of the main causes of the death of young adults and children in the US. Each year, there occur more than 28 million injuries that require emergency medical care. Such instances can impact the physiological functioning and cause other pathological conditions, which influence […] Read more >>

The Lottery by Shirley Jackson
The Society’s Painful Truth: The Lottery

The short story “The Lottery” is a powerful mystery literary piece. The author Shirley Jackson keeps the readers glued to the story to the very end. The only way to decode the story is to read it to the last word. To create a piece that reflects the society at a moment in time, Jackson […] Read more >>

Book Summary: I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist

Geisler and Turek start their book with the principal assertion that all people have their sets of beliefs that differ. Appealing to sound reason and mind, the authors present the readers with the religion of Christianity. The theorists are eager to persuade people that it is possible and even vital to find the absolute truth. […] Read more >>

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