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Review: At Home: A Short History of Private Life

User Review  - Robert Farwell - Goodreads

Bryson uses his own family's Victorian parsonage to map out the history (mainly focused on the 18th - 20th Century) of the private life. His discussion of specific rooms ends up allowing Bryson to ... Read full review

Review: At Home: A Short History of Private Life

User Review  - Darwin8u - Goodreads

Bryson uses his own family's Victorian parsonage to map out the history (mainly focused on the 18th - 20th Century) of the private life. His discussion of specific rooms ends up allowing Bryson to ... 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  - 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

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