Reviews of Books, Journals, and Other Media
1.7 Reviews of Books, Journals, and Other Media
Readers of such reviews seek both an overview of the product and an assessment of its quality relative to similar works. Thus, these reviews usually include description and opinion, both of which may extend to broader issues raised by the work. There is often considerable room for individual style and expression in these critiques, but supporting evidence for the reviewer’s praise or criticism is essential.