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User Review  - AThurman - LibraryThing

Bryson's history of everyday life has his trademark charm and seeming effortlessness. Greatly enjoyed it, and recommend it as a bracing dose of anti-nostalgia. On balance the good old days were always more nasty, brutish and short than the present. Read full review

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User Review  - sscarllet - LibraryThing

This book has forever cemented Bill Brysons place on my book shelves. He is a wonderful story teller and extremely good at breaking down difficult topics into easily understandable language. This book ... Read full review

Review: At Home: A Short History of Private Life

User Review  - Noah Barfield - Goodreads

I truly enjoyed At Home. Having read a number if his books, I've found that a little of Bill Bryson goes a long way. Unlike some of his earlier work where his narrative voice got in the way of his ... Read full review

Review: At Home: A Short History of Private Life

User Review  - Michael - Goodreads

I really love Bill Bryson...entertaining, enlightening, and an all around good read. I'm now driving my wife crazy by bringing up little "tid-bit" facts that I learned from this book. Full review ... Read full review

Review: At Home: A Short History of Private Life

User Review  - Matthew - Goodreads

Although I found it rambling and without a coherent structure, At Home was chock full of the facts, trivia and history that I was hoping for. I would recommend it, but be prepared for a sometimes tedious commitment. Read full review

Review: At Home: A Short History of Private Life

User Review  - Duane - Goodreads

I really wanted to like this book. I've loved all his travel books and loved A Short History... And it's a neat concept. Author lives in a house. People have houses. Houses have rooms. Those rooms ... 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  - 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


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