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Review: A Short History of Nearly Everything

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Kate Ayers

Thank goodness Bill Bryson has an insatiable thirst for knowledge. Here I thought he just walked all over the world and then wrote about it fortunately not. I've read about half a dozen of his books: A WALK IN THE WOODS, NOTES FROM A SMALL ISLAND, NOTES FROM A BIG COUNTRY, NEITHER HERE NOR THERE, even a dictionary he wrote. Not one of them failed to elicit embarrassing giggles, often at highly ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - jjuran - LibraryThing

This book is really interesting. It covers a huge variety of science topics and explained them in an easy to understand way. It had lots of great pictures, and the way many were sporadically arranged ... Read full review

A short history of nearly everything

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

While this book doesn't cover "nearly everything," it does a fantastic job of tackling certain topics: biology, earth science, chemistry, physics, and astronomy. Writing with wit and charm, Bryson ... Read full review

A Short History of Nearly Everything

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Working with noteworthy scientists, Bryson tracks our history from the big bang to the rise of civilization. ... Read full review


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