Bill Bryson

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One Summer: America, 1927

Bill Bryson

One of the most admired nonfiction writers of our time retells the story of one truly fabulous year in the life of his native country—a fascinating and gripping narrative featuring such outsized American heroes as Charles Lindber...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2013

Made in America: An Informal History ...

Bill Bryson

In Made in America, Bill Bryson 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 "To...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2013

A Walk in the Woods

Bill Bryson

Not long after I moved with my family to a small town in New Hampshire, I happened upon a path that vanished into a wood on the edge of town.' So begins Bill Bryson's hilarious book 'A Walk in the Woods. Following his return to Americ...

Abridged CD
Published: May 1998

The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventu...

Bill Bryson

The hilarious and loving sequel to a hilarious and loving classic of travel writing: Notes from a Small Island, Bill Bryson's valentine to his adopted country of England  In 1995 Bill Bryson got into his car and took a weeks-long far...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2016

Notes from a Small Island

Bill Bryson

"Suddenly, in the space of a moment, I realized what it was that I loved about Britain--which is to say, all of it.  Every last bit of it, good and bad--old churches, country lanes, people saying 'Mustn't grumble' and 'I'm terr...

Abridged CD
Published: May 1998

At Home: A Short History of Private L...

Bill Bryson

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 ...

Abridged CD
Published: Oct 2010

In a Sunburned Country

Bill Bryson

Just in time for the 2000 Olympics in Australia, the bestselling author of A Walk in the Woods takes listeners on an outrageous tour of the land Down Under that goes far beyond packaged-tour routes, leaving no Vegemite sandwich unsavo...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2000

Shakespeare Low Price

Bill Bryson

William Shakespeare, the most celebrated poet in the English language, left behind nearly a million words of text, but his biography has long been a thicket of wild supposition arranged around scant facts. With a steady hand and his ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2008

The Lost Continent: Travels in Small ...

Bill Bryson

DIVAfter ten years in England, expatriate American Bill Bryson was gripped by an urge to return to the land of his youth. Borrowing his mother’s old Chevrolet, Bryson travelled 13,978 miles through thirty–eight states, seeing pret...

Unabridged CD
Published: Feb 2013

Neither Here Nor There: Travels in Eu...

Bill Bryson

DIVHaving seen Europe with a rucksack on his back and a youthful spring in his step twenty years earlier, Bill Bryson decides to make a sentimental journey back to that familiar territory, to wander perilously through the minefields o...

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2013

The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt...

Bill Bryson

The best-selling author of A Walk in the Woods and I'm a Stranger Here Myself describes his all-American childhood growing up as a member of the baby boom generation in the heart of Iowa, detailing his rich fantasy life as a superhero...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2006

Bill Bryson Collector's Edition: Note...

Bill Bryson

Notes from a Small IslandAfter nearly two decades in Britain, Bill Bryson decided to move his wife and kids back to his homeland of the United States. But not before taking one last trip around Britain, a sort of valedictory tour of t...

Abridged CD
Published: Oct 2006

I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on ...

Bill Bryson

Delivering the brilliant comic musings that are Bryson's hallmarks, I'M A STRANGER HERE MYSELF recounts his sometimes-disconcerting reunion with his homeland....[It] chronicles the quirkiest aspects of life in America, right down to o...

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Published: Jun 2000

In a Sunburned Country

Bill Bryson

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 subli...

Paperback
Published: May 2001

One Summer: America, 1927

Bill Bryson

A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy BookA GoodReads Reader's ChoiceIn 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 ...

Paperback
Published: Jun 2014

I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on ...

Bill Bryson

The master humorist and bestselling author of A Walk in the Woods/b now guides us on an affectionate, hysterically funny tour of America's most outrageous absurdities.After living in Britain for two decades, Bill Bryson recently moved...

Abridged CD
Published: May 1999

Notes from a Small Island

Bill Bryson

Suddenly, in the space of a moment, I realized what it was that I loved about Britain-which is to say, all of it.' After nearly two decades spent on British soil, Bill Bryson-bestselling author of ,i>The Mother Tongue and Made in A...

Paperback
Published: May 2001

A Walk in the Woods (Movie Tie-In): R...

Bill Bryson

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE 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...

Abridged CD
Published: Jul 2015

A Short History of Nearly Everything

Bill Bryson

The author of A Walk in the Woods traces the Big Bang through the rise of civilization, documenting his work with a host of the world's most advanced scientists and mathematicians to explain why things are the way they are. Reprint. 1...

Paperback
Published: Sep 2004

The Life and Times of Thunderbolt Kid...

Bill Bryson

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 1950sBill Bryson was born in the middle of the American century—1951—in th...

Paperback
Published: Sep 2007

A Short History of Nearly Everything

Bill Bryson

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...

Abridged CD
Published: May 2003

Shakespeare: The World as Stage

Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson’s bestselling biography of William Shakespeare takes the reader on an enthralling tour through Elizabethan England and the eccentricities of Shakespearean scholarship—updated with a new introduction by the author to co...

Paperback
Published: Nov 2008

The Body: A Guide for Occupants

Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson, bestselling author of A Short History of Nearly Everything, takes us on a head-to-toe tour of the marvel that is the human body. As addictive as it is comprehensive, this is Bryson at his very best, a must-read owner's ma...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2019

The Mother Tongue: English and How It...

Bill Bryson

[Read by Stephen McLaughlin]With dazzling wit and astonishing insight, Bill Bryson -- the acclaimed author of The Lost Continent -- brilliantly explores the remarkable history, eccentricities, resilience, and sheer fun of the English ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Dec 2015
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