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 Popular Science

Series:Bryson Ser.

Bill Bryson describes himself as a reluctant traveller, but even when he stays safely at home he can't contain his curiosity about the world around him.A Short History of Nearly Everything is his quest to understand everything that has happened from the ... read more

A Short History of Nearly Everything
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"In the company of his friend Stephen Katz (last seen in the bestselling Neither Here nor There), Bill Bryson set off to hike the Appalachian Trail, the longest continuous footpath in the world. Ahead lay almost 2,200 miles of remo... read more

A Walk In The Woods: The World's Funniest Travel Writer Takes a Hike
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 History

Series:Bryson Ser.

In At Home, Bill Bryson applies the same irrepressible curiosity, irresistible wit, stylish prose and masterful storytelling that made A Short History of Nearly Everythingone of the most lauded books of the last decade, and delivers one of the most entertaining and illuminating books ever ... read more

At Home
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 Travel

Series:Bryson Ser.

"It is the driest, flattest, hottest, most desiccated, infertile and climatically aggressive of all the inhabited continents and still Australia teems with life u a large portion of it quite deadly. In fact, Australia has more things that can kill you in a very nasty way than anywhere el... read more

Down Under (PB)
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 Travel

Series:Bryson Ser.

"Bill Bryson's first travel book, The Lost Continent, was unanimously acclaimed as one of the funniest books in years. In Neither Here nor There he brings his unique brand of humour to bear on Europe as he shoulders his backpack, keeps a tight hold on his wallet, and journeys fro... read more

Neither Here Nor There
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 Travel

Series:Bryson Ser.

Bill Bryson has the rare knack of being out of his depth wherever he goes - even (perhaps especially) in the land of his birth. This became all too apparent when, after nearly two decades in England, the world's best-loved travel writer upped ... read more

Notes From A Big Country: Journey Into the American Dream
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 Travel

Series:Bryson Ser.

"In 1995, before leaving his much-loved home in North Yorkshire to move back to the States for a few years with his family, Bill Bryson insisted on taking one last trip around Britain, a sort of valedictory tour of the green and kindly island that had so long been his home... read more

Notes from A Small Island
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 History

Series:Bryson Ser.

In summer 1927, America had a booming stock market, a president who worked just four hours a day (and slept much of the rest), a devastating flood of the Mississippi, a sensational murder trial, and an unknown aviator named Charles Lindbergh who became the most famous man on... read more

One Summer: America 1927
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 Biographies & Memoirs

Series:Bryson Ser.

"Bill Bryson's first travel book opened with the immortal line, I come from Des Moines. Somebody had to.' In this deeply funny and personal memoir, he travels back in time to explore the ordinary kid he once was, in the curious world of 1950s Mi... read more

The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid
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 Travel

Series:Bryson Ser.
Reading Level:General Adult
Awards:Shortlisted for British Book Industry Awards Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2016.

WINNER- NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TRAVELLER READER AWARD FOR BEST TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR 2016WINNER- BOOKS ARE MY BAG READER AWARD FOR BEST AUTOBIOGRAPHY OR BIOGRAPHY 2016Twenty years ago, Bill Bryson went on a trip around Britain to celebrat... read more

The Road to Little Dribbling: More Notes from a Small Island (PB)
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