Tag Archives: broadway books

In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson

I’ve been a fan of Bill Bryson’s ever since I read his highly-accessible popular science survey A Short History of Everything. His breezy writing style, palpable empathy, and droll humor immediately captured my attention and I’ve been on the lookout for similar books since then. In a Sunburned Country is the second book by Bryson I’ve read (I’ve since completed A Walk in the Woods and am slogging through At Home). Read the rest of this entry »

1 Comment

Posted by on January 2, 2011 in Author: Bill Bryson, Travel


Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

A Short History of Nearly Everything — Bill Bryson

I picked up Bill Bryson’s A Short History of Nearly Everything on a whim. I hadn’t read many science books, nor even non-fiction, for fun, in years. But I was addicted to The Universe on the History Channel and needed something to fulfill my yen for popular science reading. Read the rest of this entry »


Posted by on March 28, 2010 in Author: Bill Bryson, Science


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

%d bloggers like this: