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    By Bill Bryson

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    The author was struck one day by the thought that we devote a lot more time to studying the battles and wars of history than to considering what history really consists of. This inspired him to start a journey around his own house, considering how the ordinary things in life...

    Road to Little Dribbling

    By Bill Bryson

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    Twenty years ago, the author went on a trip around Britain to celebrate the green and kindly island that had become his adopted country. In this book, he shares his experience as he tours around this country to mark the twentieth anniversary.

    Short History of Nearly Everything

    By Bill Bryson

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    How do we know what is in the centre of the Earth, or what a black hole is, or where the continents were 600 million years ago? How did anyone ever figure these things out? This book takes us with him on the ultimate eye-opening journey, and reveals the world...

    The Life And Times Of The Thunderbolt Kid: Travels Through my Childhood

    By Bill Bryson

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    Travelling back in time, the author explores the ordinary kid he once was, in the curious world of 1950s Middle America.

    One Summer

    By Bill Bryson

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    In summer 1927, America had a booming stock market, a president who worked just four hours a day, a sensational murder trial, and an unknown aviator named Charles Lindbergh who became the most famous man on earth. This book brings to life a forgotten summer when America came of age,...

    Shakespeare

    By Bill Bryson

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    From bestselling author Bill Bryson comes this compelling short biography of William Shakespeare, our greatest dramatist and poet.

    Bryson's Dictionary: for Writers and Editors

    By Bill Bryson

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    What is the difference between cant and jargon, or assume and presume? What is a fandango? How do you spell supersede? Is it hippy or hippie? This title includes a selection of spellings and usages, covering such head-scratchers as capitalization, plurals, abbreviations and foreign names and phrases.

    Notes From A Small Island

    By Bill Bryson

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    In 1995, before leaving his much-loved home in North Yorkshire to move back to the States for a few years with his family, the author insisted on taking one last trip around Britain. This book tells about his experiences.

    Notes From A Big Country

    By Bill Bryson

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    The author has the rare knack of being out of his depth wherever he goes - even perhaps especially in the land of his birth. Whether discussing the strange appeal of breakfast pizza or the jaw-slackening direness of American TV, the author brings his brand of bemused wit to bear...

    Walk In The Woods

    By Bill Bryson

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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.

    Really Short History of Nearly Everything, A

    By Bill Bryson

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    Suitable for younger readers, this book covers the wonder and mysteries of time and space, the frequently bizarre and often obsessive scientists and the methods they used, and the extraordinary accidental discoveries which suddenly advanced whole areas of science when the people were actually looking for something else or in...

    Lost Continent

    By Bill Bryson

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    'I come from Des Moines. Somebody had to' And, as soon as Bill Bryson was old enough, he left. Des Moines couldn't hold him, but it did lure him back. After ten years in England, he returned to the land of his youth, and drove almost 14,000 miles in search...

    Neither Here, Nor There

    By Bill Bryson

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    Bill Bryson's first travel book, The Lost Continent, was unanimously acclaimed as one of the funniest books in years.

    Short History of Nearly Everything

    By Bill Bryson

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    Bill Bryson's challenge is to take subjects that normally bore the pants off most of us, like geology, chemistry and particle physics, and see if there isn't some way to render them comprehensible to people who have never thought they could be interested in science.

    Road to Little Dribbling

    By Bill Bryson

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    Bill Bryson went on a trip around Britain to celebrate the green and kindly island that had become his adopted country. This book gives us an acute and perceptive insight into all that is best and worst about Britain today.

    Made In America

    By Bill Bryson

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    Tells the story of how American arose out of the English language, and along the way, de-mythologizes his native land - explaining how a dusty desert hamlet with neither woods nor holly became Hollywood, how the Wild West wasn't won, why Americans say 'lootenant' and 'Toosday', and more.

    Mother Tongue

    By Bill Bryson

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    Presenting a tour of English from its mongrel origins to its status as the world's most-spoken tongue; its apparent simplicity to its deceptive complexity; its vibrant swearing to its uncertain spelling and pronunciation, this book covers curious eccentricities that make it as maddening to learn and as flexible to use.

    At Home

    By Bill Bryson

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    What does history really consists of? Centuries of people quietly going about their daily business. And where did all these normal activities take place? At home. Taking a journey around the rooms of his own house, an 1851 Norfolk rectory, the author discovered surprising connections in relation to the history...

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