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

Bill Bryson accompagna i lettori nell’esplorazione della sua casa: stanza per stanza, piano per piano, l’autore approfondisce l’evoluzione degli usi e costumi connessi alla stanza in questione fino ai giorni nostri (per dire: nel guardaroba punti salienti nell’evoluzione della moda). 213 more words

History

Book Chatter: Shakespeare: The World as Stage

You might know Bill Bryson as the guy who wrote A Walk in the Woods, the tale of his romp along part of the Appalachian Trail (if any part of the AT can be accurately called a romp). 644 more words

Reading

2014 Gift Guide: For your road trip-loving boyfriend

For your flannel-wearing, road trip-loving boyfriend who is always up for a spontaneous adventure and knows exactly which gas station stocks the good kind of gummy bears. 216 more words

Seasons

2014 TBTB Secret Santa

I received my gifts today from my Secret Santa!  Thank you so much to Jennifer at The Leaning Stack of Books for such awesome presents!  My hubby was at home when the package arrived and he sent me a Snapchat of the box… I could not wait to get home and open it! 260 more words

Jane Austen

The Book-a-day Challenge! – 17. Funny read

I wouldn’t say I’m a stone cold statue or anything but it takes a lot to make me crack up – in any fashion. In the same way that I have never cried at a book (much to the chagrin of a few select members of my book group), it takes something truly hilarious to make me snort with laughter. 120 more words

Seasons Readings

Review: Wild by Cheryl Strayed

Blurb:

At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother’s death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed. 529 more words

Review

30 Day Book Challenge DAY 26

DAY 26. – Book that makes you laugh out loud.

Bill Bryson’s Notes From A Small Island, which (obviously) is about Great Britain. In this story, Bryson writes about moving back to America, away from England after almost two decades (“to let his kids experience the life in another country, to give his wife the chance to shop until 10 p.m. 168 more words

30 Day Book Challenge