Search Results: "Frances X. Paulo Huber"


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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 >

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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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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 >

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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 >

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Released: Dec. 5, 2011

"Potential value as a competently written, step-by-step how-to from an apparently experienced insider, but often reads more as a gleeful tell-all from a guy who got away with it."
Using his "9 Golden Rules" of infidelity, Rossi teaches women how to successfully cheat on their significant others. Read full book review >

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FRANCES FITZGERALD
by Gregory McNamee

A century ago, if you had said that evangelical Christianity would one day emerge as a leading political force in America, you might have met incredulity or even ridicule. Such belief was widely seen as a throwback to the old days of snake handling and speaking in tongues. Didn’t Clarence Darrow prove definitively, after all, in a Tennessee courtroom that ...


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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 WINNER STANDS ALONE by Paulo Coelho
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 7, 2009

"The inconclusive ending validates our worst fears: There could be a sequel."
A serial killer arrives at the Cannes Film Festival, in New Age guru Coelho's listless thriller (Brida, 2008, etc.). Read full book review >

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MANUSCRIPT FOUND IN ACCRA by Paulo Coelho
Released: April 2, 2013

"This 'novel' will appeal to those who like their philosophy predigested yet served on platters."
Another treacly and pseudo-profound set of pronouncements, these from "the Copt," a Greek living in Jerusalem at the end of the 11th century. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 27, 1991

"Huber's appeal to good science and the noble search for truth are to be commended, but, it should be noted, manufacturers do make mistakes that cost lives, victims are often innocent, and medical science has yet to reach consensus concerning the cause and cure of many an ailment."
A polemic twice as long as it should be by lawyer/engineer Huber (Liability, 1988), now taking aim at the hired-hand expert witnesses who are called upon in liability cases where appeal to science is the issue. Read full book review >