If I have kids this will be the book I give them to fuel their interest in science, instead of a Highschool textbook who's numbers and facts can be "soberly unfathomable" and altogether alienating. Worth Reading, Dust Jackets, Books Jackets, Books Worth, Dust Covers, Science Books, Shorts History, Dust Wrappers, Bill Bryson
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
A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill…
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.