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  • Shakespeare
    Shakespeare (English, Paperback) Bill Bryson

    From bestselling author Bill Bryson comes this compelling short biography of William Shakespeare, our greatest dramatist and poet.

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  • The Ascent Of Rum Doodle
    The Ascent Of Rum Doodle (English, Paperback) W. E. Bowman

    Jungle the route finder (constantly lost), Constant the diplomat (constantly arguing) and 3,000 Yogistani porters, set out to conquer the highest peak in the Himalayas.

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  • Notes From A Small Island
    Notes From A Small Island (CD-Audio) Bill Bryson

    After nearly two decades in Britain, the author took the decision to move Mrs Bryson, little Jimmy et al back to the States for a while. But before leaving Yorkshire, he insisted on taking one last trip around old Blighty. This title is published to mark a unique place in the hearts of readers around the world.

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  • The Road Less Travelled
    The Road Less Travelled (Hardback) DK Publishing

    From alternatives to the Carnival in Rio and the beaches of Thailand to substitutes for the most visited national parks and over-rated restaurants, this title helps you find less crowded, sometimes less expensive and often more spectacular and rewarding places to visit.

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  • Mother Tongue
    Mother Tongue (English, Paperback) Bill Bryson

    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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  • A Really Short History of Nearly Everything
    A Really Short History of Nearly Everything (English, Paperback) Bill Bryson

    Suitable for younger readers, this book covers the wonder and mysteries of time and space, the frequently bizarre and often obsessive scientists and the methods they used, and the extraordinary accidental discoveries which suddenly advanced whole areas of science when the people were actually looking for something else (or in the wrong direction).

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  • Bryson's Dictionary: for Writers and Editors
    Bryson's Dictionary: for Writers and Editors (Paperback) Bill Bryson

    Originally published as The Penguin Dictionary for Writers and Editors, Bryson's Dictionary for Writers and Editors has now been completely revised and updated for the twenty-first century by Bill Bryson himself.

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  • A Short History of Nearly Everything
    A Short History of Nearly Everything (English, CD-Audio) Bill Bryson

    A Short History of Nearly Everything is Bill Bryson's quest to find out everything that has happened from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization - how we got from there, being nothing at all, to here, being us. It's not so much about what we know, as about how we know what we know.

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  • Icons of England
    Icons of England (English, Paperback) Bill Bryson

    A celebration of the English countryside that focuses on the rolling green landscapes and magnificent monuments that set England apart from the rest of the world. It also presents an eclectic variety of personal icons, from pub signs to seaside piers, from cattle grids to canal boats, and from village cricket to nimbies.

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  • One Summer
    One Summer (Paperback) Bill Bryson

    In summer 1927, America had a booming stock market, a president who worked just four hours a day (and slept much of the rest), a devastating flood of the Mississippi, a sensational murder trial, and an unknown aviator named Charles Lindbergh who became the most famous man on earth.

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  • The Life And Times Of The Thunderbolt Kid
    The Life And Times Of The Thunderbolt Kid (CD-Audio) Bill Bryson

    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.

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  • At Home
    At Home (English, Paperback) Bill Bryson

    What does history really consists of? Centuries of people quietly going about their daily business. And where did all these normal activities take place? At home. Taking a journey around the rooms of his own house, an 1851 Norfolk rectory, the author discovered surprising connections in relation to the history of the way we live.

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  • Shakespeare
    Shakespeare (CD-Audio) Bill Bryson

    This short biography of William Shakespeare by world famous writer Bill Bryson brims with the author's inimitable wit and intelligence.Includes an exclusive Q&A session with the author.

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  • A Short History of Nearly Everything
    A Short History of Nearly Everything (English, Hardback) Bill Bryson

    A Short History of Nearly Everything is a quest, the intellectual odyssey of a lifetime, as this curious writer attempts to understand everything that has transpired from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization.

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  • I'm a Stranger Here Myself
    I'm a Stranger Here Myself (English, Paperback) Bill Bryson

    A compassionate, hilarious tour of the United States explores the quirky side of life in America, from airline food to tax returns, from the perspective of a world traveler who has lived abroad for two decades. By the author of A Walk in the Woods. Reprint.

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  • Shakespeare
    Shakespeare (English, Paperback) 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 commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death...

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  • A Short History of Nearly Everything
    A Short History of Nearly Everything (English, Paperback) Bill Bryson

    Bill Bryson describes himself as a reluctant traveller: but even when he stays safely in his own study at home, he can't contain his curiosity about the world around him. It's not so much about what we know, as about how we know what we know.

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  • In A Sunburned Country
    In A Sunburned Country (English, Paperback) Bill Bryson

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

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  • A Short History of Nearly Everything
    A Short History of Nearly Everything (English, CD-Audio) 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 a dazzling quest, the intellectual odyssey of a lifetime, as this insatiably curious writer attempts to understand everything that has transpired from the Big Bang to...

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  • Seeing Further
    Seeing Further (English, Paperback) Bill Bryson

    ?Bryson is as amusing as ever?.As a celebration of 350 years of modern science, [Seeing Further]it is a worthy tribute.?...

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