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Review: At Home: A Short History of Private Life

User Review  - JulieK - Goodreads

This was less a history of private life and more a history of stuff Bill Bryson finds interesting. I found the parts about changes in homes and home life to be fascinating - like just how dark houses ... Read full review

Review: At Home: A Short History of Private Life

User Review  - Clark Knowles - Goodreads

Bryson is as wonderful as ever, connecting dots and sharply illuminating the subject matter of why we live the way we do. This time, it's sort of about homes and why they are the way they are, but it ... Read full review

Review: At Home: A Short History of Private Life

User Review  - Vasia - Goodreads

Bill Bryson has a talent to take literally anything and turn it into an amazing, informative and clever book. This time, he writes an amazing historical book about the evolution of society and the ... Read full review

Review: At Home: A Short History of Private Life

User Review  - Nancy Maloney - Goodreads

An enjoyable look at the history of homes and the conventions that evolved around them. Read full review

Review: At Home: A Short History of Private Life

User Review  - Diane - Goodreads

I have a brain crush on Bill Bryson. I find his books entertaining, insightful and delightfully humorous. "At Home" did not disappoint, giving a fascinating, rambling, Everything-But-the-Kitchen-Sink ... Read full review

Review: At Home: A Short History of Private Life

User Review  - Carl Williams - Goodreads

I read this book against my better judgement, and indeed my judgement was right. Having read A Walk in the Woods by the same author, my daughter's mother-in-law, though I was quite open about not ... Read full review

Review: At Home: A Short History of Private Life

User Review  - The Book Maven - Goodreads

If ever you wanted to get a degree in British history, save yourself a few thousand in college tuition and indulge in a couple of Bryson's tomes—specifically At Home. Reading it might take the same ... Read full review

Review: At Home: A Short History of Private Life

User Review  - Nancy - Goodreads

At over 500 pages, this book packs in a lot of information. Bryson chose to present history by going through each room in his current house and relating how history had impacted the room. Read full review

Review: At Home: A Short History of Private Life

User Review  - Christine Munson - Goodreads

I registered a book at BookCrossing.com! http://www.BookCrossing.com/journal/12125579 Read full review

Review: At Home: A Short History of Private Life

User Review  - Anne Dunham - Goodreads

What a trip! Ordinary life illuminated extraordinarily. Bill Bryson takes us through his 19th century English manse room by room and traces not only its history, but the history of each room. This is ... Read full review


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