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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

    Paperback £8.45

    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...

    One Summer

    By Bill Bryson

    Hardback £14.46

    Britain's writer of narrative non-fiction, the author travels back in time to a forgotten summer when America came of age, took centre stage, and, in five eventful months, changed the world for ever. This book spins a story of adventure, optimism and energy.

    The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid

    By Bill Bryson

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    Some say that the first hint that Bill Bryson was not of Planet Earth came when his mother sent him to school in lime-green Capri pants. Others think it all started with his discovery, at the age of six, of a woollen jersey of rare fineness. In this memoir, he...

    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.

    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...

    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: Travels in Europe

    By Bill Bryson

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    The author's first travel book, The Lost Continent, was unanimously acclaimed as one of the funniest books in years. In this book, he deals with Europe as he shoulders his backpack, keeps a tight hold on his wallet, and journeys from Hammerfest, the northernmost town on the continent, to Istanbul...

    Short History of Nearly Everything

    By Bill Bryson

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    The author 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. This title is about his quest to understand everything that has happened from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization - how we...

    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.

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