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I live in a nice city called West Allis. I work in a different city about a 40 minute drive away. This can make for some exciting days especially in winter. 659 more words

Does Bill Bryson enjoy Traveling?

I have read three of Bill Bryson’s books on traveling: A Walk in the Woods, Neither Here Nor There: Travels in Europe, and The Lost Continent: Travels in Small Town America.  648 more words

Neither Here, Nor There: an Introduction/book review

First published in 1992, Neither Here nor There is both memoir and travel journal, as Bill Bryson retraces and recreates his trip through Europe (first done in the 1970s), which occasionally feature the comedy of Stephen Katz, from… 414 more words


"Yeah, I've shit in the woods."

A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson4/5

“The date was March 9, 1996. We were on our way.” (pg. 34)

Bill Bryson indulges his readers into the story off his journey to and on the Appalachian Trail (AT) with his friend Stephen Katz. 689 more words


빌 브라이슨, 「거의 모든 것의 역사」

Bill Bryson, A Short History of Nearly Everything (Broadway: 2003)

빌 브라이슨, 「거의 모든 것의 역사」

거의 모든 것의 역사를 설명하기 위해 거의 모든 과학의 분야들을 총망라

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The Lost Continent: Travels Through Bill Bryson’s Worst Book

When I discovered The Lost Continent on a bookshelf in a small store in D.C., it was a moment of excitement. Thrilled that I had found a Bryson book that I had not seen outside the realms of Amazon, I immediately purchased the lone copy and finagled my To Be Read List so that it occupied the hypothetical on-deck circle. 974 more words

Book Review

Darwin Day

February 12th is traditionally recognized as Lincoln’s birthday, but it was also the birthday of naturalist Charles Darwin.

What’s interesting and a more than a little terrifying is that just looking up Darwin Day will find you a barrage of anti-science websites and information. 472 more words