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One Summer
America, 1927
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $16.95
ISBN: 978-0-7679-1941-8 (0-7679-1941-6)

A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book
A GoodReads Reader's Choice

The summer of 1927 began with Charles Lindbergh crossing the Atlantic. Meanwhile, Babe Ruth was closing in on the home run record. In Newark, New Jersey, Alvin “Shipwreck” Kelly sat atop a flagpole for twelve days, and in Chicago, the gangster Al Capone was... Read more >

At Home: Special Illustrated Edition
A Short History of Private Life
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: eBook, 560 pages
Publisher: Doubleday
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $21.99
ISBN: 978-0-385-53729-2 (0-385-53729-8)

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At Home: Special Illustrated Edition
A Short History of Private Life
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: Hardcover, 560 pages
Publisher: Doubleday
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $40.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-53728-5 (0-385-53728-X)

From one of our most beloved authors, a fascinating excursion into the history behind the place we call home—now richly illustrated with more than three hundred images.

National bestseller At Home is Bill Bryson’s epic chronicle of domestic history. In this handsome new edition, his riveting room-by-room journey of discovery around his... Read more >
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One Summer
America, 1927
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: Trade Paperback, 784 pages
Publisher: Random House Large Print
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $29.00
ISBN: 978-0-375-43432-7 (0-375-43432-1)

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One Summer
America, 1927
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
Publisher: Doubleday
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $28.95
ISBN: 978-0-7679-1940-1 (0-7679-1940-8)

In One Summer Bill Bryson, one of our greatest and most beloved nonfiction writers, transports readers on a journey back to one amazing season in American life.

The summer of 1927 began with one of the signature events of the twentieth century: on May 21, 1927, Charles Lindbergh became the first man... Read more >

One Summer
America, 1927
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: eBook, 528 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $13.99
ISBN: 978-0-385-53782-7 (0-385-53782-4)

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At Home
A Short History of Private Life
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 978-0-7679-1939-5 (0-7679-1939-4)

“Houses aren’t refuges from history. They are where history ends up.”

Bill Bryson and his family live in a Victorian parsonage in a part of England where nothing of any great significance has happened since the Romans decamped. Yet one day, he began to consider how very little he knew about... Read more >

A Short History of Nearly Everything: Special Illustrated Edition

Written by Bill Bryson


Format: eBook, 624 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: November 30, 2010
Price: $12.99
ISBN: 978-0-307-88516-6 (0-307-88516-X)

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At Home
A Short History of Private Life
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: Trade Paperback, 784 pages
Publisher: Random House Large Print
On Sale: October 26, 2010
Price: $29.00
ISBN: 978-0-375-43431-0 (0-375-43431-3)

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At Home
A Short History of Private Life
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
Publisher: Doubleday
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $28.95
ISBN: 978-0-7679-1938-8 (0-7679-1938-6)

Bill Bryson and his family live in a Victorian parsonage in a part of England where nothing of any great significance has happened since the Romans decamped. Yet one day, he began to consider how very little he knew about the ordinary things of life as he found it in that... Read more >

At Home
A Short History of Private Life
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: eBook, 512 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $11.99
ISBN: 978-0-385-53359-1 (0-385-53359-4)

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A Short History of Nearly Everything: Special Illustrated Edition

Written by Bill Bryson


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $28.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-88515-9 (0-307-88515-1)

This new edition of the acclaimed bestseller is lavishly illustrated to convey, in pictures as in words, Bill Bryson’s exciting, informative journey into the world of science.

In A Short History of Nearly Everything, beloved author Bill Bryson confronts his greatest challenge yet: to understand—and, if possible, answer—the oldest, biggest questions we... Read more >
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A Walk in the Woods
Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: eBook
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: September 8, 2010
Price: $7.99
ISBN: 978-0-307-71783-2 (0-307-71783-6)

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A Really Short History of Nearly Everything

Written by Bill Bryson


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
On Sale: October 27, 2009
Price: $19.99
ISBN: 978-0-385-73810-1 (0-385-73810-2)

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Bryson's Dictionary for Writers and Editors

Written by Bill Bryson


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: May 12, 2009
Price: $16.95
ISBN: 978-0-7679-2270-8 (0-7679-2270-0)

From one of America's most beloved and bestselling authors, a wonderfully useful and readable guide to the problems of the English language most commonly encountered by editors and writers.

What is the difference between “immanent” and “imminent”? What is the singular form of graffiti? What is the difference between “acute” and “chronic”?... Read more >
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Bryson's Dictionary for Writers and Editors

Written by Bill Bryson


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: May 20, 2008
Price: $14.99
ISBN: 978-0-7679-2911-0 (0-7679-2911-X)

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I'm a Stranger Here Myself
Notes on Returning to America After 20 Years Away
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: May 13, 2008
Price: $11.99
ISBN: 978-0-7679-3118-2 (0-7679-3118-1)

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Bill Bryson's African Diary

Written by Bill Bryson


Format: eBook, 64 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99
ISBN: 978-0-307-41884-5 (0-307-41884-7)

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The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid
A Memoir
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: September 25, 2007
Price: $15.99
ISBN: 978-0-7679-1937-1 (0-7679-1937-8)

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A Walk in the Woods
Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: December 26, 2006
Price: $7.99
ISBN: 978-0-307-27946-0 (0-307-27946-4)

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The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid
A Memoir
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: October 17, 2006
Price: $11.99
ISBN: 978-0-7679-2631-7 (0-7679-2631-5)

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The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid
A Memoir
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: October 17, 2006
Price: $25.00
ISBN: 978-0-7679-1936-4 (0-7679-1936-X)

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Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words
A Writer's Guide to Getting It Right
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: September 14, 2004
Price: $14.00
ISBN: 978-0-7679-1043-9 (0-7679-1043-5)

As a copy editor for the London Times in the early 1980s, Bill Bryson felt keenly the lack of an easy-to-consult, authoritative guide to avoiding the traps and snares in English, and so he brashly suggested to a publisher that he should write one.

Now, a decade and a half later, revised... Read more >
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A Short History of Nearly Everything

Written by Bill Bryson


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: September 14, 2004
Price: $16.99
ISBN: 978-0-7679-0818-4 (0-7679-0818-X)

Winner, 2004 Outstanding Academic Title, Choice Magazine

Winner, 2004 Aventis General Prize, which celebrates the very best in popular science writing for adult readers.


In A Short History of Nearly Everything, Bill Bryson apprentices himself to a host of the world’s most profound scientific minds, living and dead. His challenge is to take... Read more >

A Short History of Nearly Everything

Written by Bill Bryson


Format: eBook
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: May 6, 2003
Price: $12.99
ISBN: 978-0-7679-1641-7 (0-7679-1641-7)

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