Search Results: "Richard M. Huber"


BOOK REVIEW

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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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 1, 1997

"Consider this the Janson's of Chinese painting."
``One should learn from nature and paint the image in one's mind.'' No, this is not the credo of a Western impressionist but of Zhang Zao, an eighth-century Chinese painter. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 1, 2004

"A sharp and affecting piece of perspective-setting."
Longtime journalist and former television producer Cohen recounts with aplomb and high character his years battling chronic illness. 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 >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 14, 2002

"First-rate research, first-rate synthesis. (28 b&w illustrations, 1 map; not seen)"
A journalist and Revolutionary War historian examines in abundant and authoritative detail the reluctant city of New York as the colonies reeled toward revolution. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2001

"Despite occasionally reading like program notes or liner text, an apt and able bio of a singular talent."
Jazz trumpeter and music writer Sudhalter (Lost Chords, 1999) details with considerable musical analysis the rise of an especially American tunesmith. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

An exciting and richly detailed narrative history of the events leading up to the decisive battle that altered the course of the American war for independence. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 4, 2004

"Solid Revolutionary War scholarship."
A nicely paced and richly detailed account of the final months of the American Revolution. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 2, 1994

"Some new wine, but mostly old brew in old bottles."
Neuropsychiatrist Restak (The Brain Has a Mind of Its Own, 1991, etc.) tackles age-old questions about the nature of free will, thought, emotion, and creativity in the process of explicating the theory of the modular brain. Read full book review >