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Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson | 26 Books That Will Change The Way You See The World

Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson | 26 Books That Will Change The Way You See The World

Bryson wrote Notes from a Small Island when he decided to move back to his native United States, but wanted to take one final trip around Great Britain, which had been his home for over twenty years. Bryson covers all corners of the island observing and talking to people from as far afield as Exeter in the West Country to John O'Groats at the north-eastern tip of Scotland's mainland. During this trip he insisted on using only public transport, but failed on two occasions: in Oxfordshire and on t

Everything from Bill Bryson is worth reading! I love them on audiobooks since he reads them himself. This book is about his travels in the UK, mostly in England.

My favorite high school teacher was asked by his student, "Do you have To Kill A Mockingbird?" His response, "Only if it's been really bad."

A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson - hilarious! Bryson recounts his hysterically funny travels along the Appalachian Trail with one of his friends.

I was beginning to appreciate that the central feature of life on the Appalachian Trail is deprivation, that the whole point of the experience is to remove yourself so thoroughly from the conveniences of everyday life that the most ordinary things - processed cheese, a can of pop gorgeously beaded with condensation - fill you with wonder and gratitude. - Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson "Down Under". I have never been to Australia but having read his book I feel I almost have. Bill Bryson is hilarious, as always. His almost phobic-like fear of all Australian animals just adds to the account of his adventures in the different parts of the country.

The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory

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Love how Bill Bryson can connect so many bits of history and his dry wit.