Search Results: "Anna Lee Huber"


BOOK REVIEW

THE ANATOMIST'S WIFE by Anna Lee Huber
Released: Nov. 6, 2012

"Huber's debut, first in a planned series, reads like a cross between a gothic novel and a mystery with a decidedly unusual heroine."
Even a remote Scottish castle in the 1830s is not far enough removed from society to shield a talented artist from her fearsome reputation. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A Woman's Tale of Golf by Frances X. Paulo Huber
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 28, 2013

"A well-laid sense of humor brings this golfing journey alive."
Huber's account, in collaboration with PGA pro Frank Lee, of her comical attempts to master a sport that "epitomized absurdity." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CIRCLE OF STONES by Anna Lee Waldo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1999

"Cliché-phobes, be warned."
Readers with long memories will recall Waldo's 1.5-million-copy first novel, Sacajawea (1979), a 1,350-page paperback original about the Shoshone "Birdwoman" who winds up guiding Lewis and Clark on their search for the Northwest Passage. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CIRCLE OF STARS by Anna Lee Waldo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

"Heavy on the New Age mysticism: it'll appeal to fans but make few converts."
A followup to A Circle of Stones (1999)—which traced the origins and history of the medieval Welsh prophet Madoc—this account moves back and forth between the Old World and the New, providing a good deal more shading to the picture that was sketched out previously. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OPA NOBODY by Sonya Huber
NON-FICTION
Released: March 21, 2008

"Bumpy, but a unique, imaginative take on the family memoir."
Political activist Huber (Writing and Linguistics/Georgia Southern Univ.) combines original research, historical fiction and personal recollections in her attempt to connect with the anti-Nazi grandfather she never met. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COVER ME by Sonya Huber
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"A harrowing though not uncommon story."
Huber (Creative Writing/Ashland Univ. and Georgia Southern Univ., Opa Nobody, 2008) chronicles her torturous efforts to navigate the health-care system. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PAIN WOMAN TAKES YOUR KEYS, AND OTHER ESSAYS FROM A NERVOUS SYSTEM by Sonya Huber
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: March 1, 2017

"Frank, thoughtful reflections that should resonate with the 47 percent of Americans reported to be living with chronic pain."
Meditative, intimate essays consider the experience of suffering. Read full book review >

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SOME SUNNY READING FOR A STRANGE SPRING
by Bobbi Dumas

Is spring a little wiggy for you this year? In Wisconsin, it really can’t figure out what it wants to do. A week or so ago it was a sunny eighty degrees and now it’s cool and rainy, hovering around fifty. Thankfully there are so many bright books releasing these days that we can find sun in their pages, if ...


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BOOK REVIEW

ORWELL'S REVENGE by Peter Huber
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 15, 1994

"But overstated and overlong as it may be, Huber's undertaking remains ambitious, strikingly original, and thoroughly provocative."
A curious, contentious, but always interesting sequel cum polemic that conjures up the ghost in Orwell's machine. Read full book review >

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THE SECRET'S OUT
by Leila Roy

While there’s no explicit rule against romantic relationships, our colonial ancestor jinxed them in her Last Word: “Beware ye aromateur; lay your traps of love, but do not yourself get caught.” Fall in love and, like Aunt Bryony, lose your supersniffer. It’s why Mother chose my father from a list of donors she got in the mail like a ...

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