Sue Hubbell

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Sue Hubbell (born 1935) is an American author. Her books A Country Year and A Book of Bees were selected by the New York Times Book Review as Notable Books of the Year. She has also written for The New Yorker, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Smithsonian and Time,[1] and was a frequent contributor to the "Hers" column of the New York Times.[2]

Books by Sue Hubbell include:[3][4]

  • A Book of Bees: And How to Keep Them.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin (1988) ISBN 0-395-88324-5
  • A Country Year: Living the Questions.  New York: Random House (1986) ISBN 0-394-54603-2
  • Broadsides from the Other Orders: A Book of Bugs.  New York: Random House (1993) ISBN 0-679-40062-1
  • Far-flung Hubbell.  New York: Random House (1995) ISBN 0-679-42833-X
  • From Here to There and Back Again.  Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press (2004) ISBN 0-472-11419-0
  • Shrinking the Cat: Genetic Engineering Before We Knew About Genes . (2001)
  • On This Hilltop.  New York: Ballantine Books (1991) ISBN 0-345-37306-5
  • Waiting for Aphrodite: Journeys into the Time Before Bones.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin (1999) ISBN 0-395-83703-0

Sue Hubbell was born and raised in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She studied biology. She was a librarian at Brown University until 1972, when she and her husband moved to the Missouri Ozarks.[5] She has since lived in Washington, D.C., and Maine.[6] She is the sister of the author Bil Gilbert, who also writes about natural history.

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