Search Results: "Raymond Huber"


BOOK REVIEW

FLIGHT OF THE HONEY BEE by Raymond Huber
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"While hardly the only bee book available, this handsome, respectful volume deserves a place on the shelf. (Informational picture book. 3-7)"
A New Zealand import describes a worker honeybee‘s scouting mission. 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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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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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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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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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 >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 1992

"A witty and erudite read, only slightly marred by repetition, that measures sacrosanct academia against the decade's new high standards of quality and productivity."
Parents of college students are already in financial pain from the spiraling costs of tuition. Read full book review >

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THE VELVETEEN DAUGHTER by Laurel Davis Huber
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A novel as brilliant, but at times as troubling, as the subjects themselves."
Dual biographical fiction from debut novelist Huber detailing the lives of Margery Williams, best known as the author of The Velveteen Rabbit (1922), and her brilliant but troubled daughter, Pamela Bianco. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BEAR by Raymond Briggs
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 1994

"Slightly precious, but funny. (Book-of-the-Month alternate selection) (Picture book. 3-7)"
Young Tilly wakes to find a gigantic, affectionate polar bear filling her room, nearly, in this oversized thematic soul mate to Briggs's classic The Snowman (1978). Read full book review >

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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 >