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Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson’s bestselling books include A Walk in the WoodsI’m a Stranger Here MyselfIn a Sunburned CountryA Short History of Nearly Everything (which earned him the 2004 Aventis Prize), The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid, and At Home. He lives in England with his wife.
 
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One Summer
Written by Bill Bryson
Anchor | Trade Paperback | June 2014
$16.95/(Canada) | 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... Read more






At Home: Special Illustrated Edition
Written by Bill Bryson
Doubleday | Hardcover | October 2013
$40.00/(Canada) | 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






One Summer
Written by Bill Bryson
Random House Large Print | Trade Paperback | October 2013
$29.00/(Canada) | 978-0-375-43432-7 (0-375-43432-1)

A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book
A GoodReads Reader's Choice

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... Read more






One Summer
Written by Bill Bryson
Doubleday | Hardcover | October 2013
$28.95/(Canada) | 978-0-7679-1940-1 (0-7679-1940-8)

A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book
A GoodReads Reader's Choice

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... Read more






At Home
Written by Bill Bryson
Anchor | Trade Paperback | October 2011
$16.95/(Canada) | 978-0-7679-1939-5 (0-7679-1939-4)

With his signature wit, charm, and seemingly limitless knowledge, Bill Bryson takes us on a room-by-room tour through his own house, using each room as a jumping off point into the vast history of the domestic artifacts we take for granted. As he takes us through the history of our modern...

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At Home
Written by Bill Bryson
Random House Large Print | Trade Paperback | October 2010
$29.00/34.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-43431-0 (0-375-43431-3)

From one of the most beloved authors of our  time—more than six million copies of his books have been sold in this country alone—a fascinating excursion into the history behind the place we call home.

“Houses aren’t refuges from history. They are where history ends up.”
 
Bill Bryson and his family... Read more






At Home
Written by Bill Bryson
Doubleday | Hardcover | October 2010
$28.95/(Canada) | 978-0-7679-1938-8 (0-7679-1938-6)

From one of the most beloved authors of our  time—more than six million copies of his books have been sold in this country alone—a fascinating excursion into the history behind the place we call home.

“Houses aren’t refuges from history. They are where history ends up.”
 
Bill Bryson and his family... Read more






A Short History of Nearly Everything: Special Illustrated Edition
Written by Bill Bryson
Broadway Books | Trade Paperback | October 2010
$28.00/(Canada) | 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, the bestselling author of One Summer, confronts his greatest challenge yet: to understand—and, if possible, answer—the oldest, biggest questions we... Read more






A Really Short History of Nearly Everything
Written by Bill Bryson
Delacorte Books for Young Readers | Hardcover | October 2009
$19.99/(Canada) | 978-0-385-73810-1 (0-385-73810-2)

Enter the world of science as Bill Bryson unmasks the mysteries of the universe.

Did you know that:

• Every atom in your body has almost certainly passed through several stars and been part of millions of organisms on its way to being you?

• If you are an average-sized kid, you have enough... Read more






Bryson's Dictionary for Writers and Editors
Written by Bill Bryson
Anchor | Trade Paperback | May 2009
$16.95/(Canada) | 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






The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid
Written by Bill Bryson
Broadway Books | Trade Paperback | September 2007
$15.99/(Canada) | 978-0-7679-1937-1 (0-7679-1937-8)

From one of the world's most beloved writers and New York Times bestselling author of One Summer, a vivid, nostalgic, and utterly hilarious memoir of growing up in the 1950s

Bill Bryson was born in the middle of the American century—1951—in the middle of the United States—Des Moines, Iowa—in the middle of the... Read more






A Walk in the Woods
Written by Bill Bryson
Anchor | Paperback | December 2006
$7.99/(Canada) | 978-0-307-27946-0 (0-307-27946-4)

The Appalachian Trail trail stretches from Georgia to Maine and covers some of the most breathtaking terrain in America–majestic mountains, silent forests, sparking lakes. If you’re going to take a hike, it’s probably the place to go. And Bill Bryson is surely the most entertaing guide you’ll find. He introduces us... Read more






The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid
Written by Bill Bryson
Broadway Books | Hardcover | October 2006
$25.00/(Canada) | 978-0-7679-1936-4 (0-7679-1936-X)

From one of the most beloved and bestselling authors in the English language, a vivid, nostalgic, and utterly hilarious memoir of growing up in the 1950s

Bill Bryson was born in the middle of the American century—1951—in the middle of the United States—Des Moines, Iowa—in the middle of the largest generation in...

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Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words
Written by Bill Bryson
Broadway Books | Trade Paperback | September 2004
$14.00/(Canada) | 978-0-7679-1043-9 (0-7679-1043-5)

One of the English language’s most skilled and beloved writers guides us all toward precise, mistake-free usage.

As usual Bill Bryson says it best: “English is a dazzlingly idiosyncratic tongue, full of quirks and irregularities that often seem willfully at odds with logic and common sense. This is a language where ‘cleave’... Read more






A Short History of Nearly Everything
Written by Bill Bryson
Broadway Books | Trade Paperback | September 2004
$16.99/(Canada) | 978-0-7679-0818-4 (0-7679-0818-X)

One of the world’s most beloved writers and bestselling author of One Summer takes his ultimate journey—into the most intriguing and intractable questions that science seeks to answer.

In A Walk in the Woods, Bill Bryson trekked the Appalachian Trailwell, most of it. In A Sunburned Country, he confronted some of the... Read more






A Short History of Nearly Everything
Written by Bill Bryson
Broadway Books | Hardcover | May 2003
$32.00/(Canada) | 978-0-7679-0817-7 (0-7679-0817-1)

Bill Bryson is one of the world’s most beloved and bestselling writers. In A Short History of Nearly Everything, he takes his ultimate journey–into the most intriguing and consequential questions that science seeks to answer. It’s a dazzling quest, the intellectual odyssey of a lifetime, as this insatiably curious writer attempts... Read more






Bill Bryson's African Diary
Written by Bill Bryson
Broadway Books | Hardcover | December 2002
$12.00/13.00(Canada) | 978-0-7679-1506-9 (0-7679-1506-2)

“Here is a man who suffers so his readers can laugh.” — Daily Telegraph

Bill Bryson travels to Kenya in support of CARE International. All royalties and profits go to CARE International.

Bryson visits Kenya at the invitation of CARE International, the charity dedicated to eradicating poverty. Kenya is a land of contrasts... Read more






In a Sunburned Country
Written by Bill Bryson
Broadway Books | Trade Paperback | May 2001
$15.99/(Canada) | 978-0-7679-0386-8 (0-7679-0386-2)

A CLASSIC FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF ONE SUMMER

Every time Bill Bryson walks out the door, memorable travel literature threatens to break out. His previous excursion along the Appalachian Trail resulted in the sublime national bestseller A Walk in the Woods. In A Sunburned Country is his... Read more






I'm a Stranger Here Myself
Written by Bill Bryson
Broadway Books | Trade Paperback | June 2000
$15.99/(Canada) | 978-0-7679-0382-0 (0-7679-0382-X)

A CLASSIC FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF ONE SUMMER

After living in Britain for two decades, Bill Bryson recently moved back to the United States with his English wife and four children (he had read somewhere that nearly 3 million Americans believed they had been abducted by aliensas... Read more






A Walk in the Woods
Written by Bill Bryson
Broadway Books | Trade Paperback | May 1999
$15.99/(Canada) | 978-0-7679-0252-6 (0-7679-0252-1)

A CLASSIC FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF ONE SUMMER

Back in America after twenty years in Britain, Bill Bryson decided to reacquaint himself with his native country by walking the 2,100-mile Appalachian Trail, which stretches from Georgia to Maine. The AT offers an astonishing landscape of silent forests... Read more





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