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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

User Review  - Akshat Agrawal - Flipkart

It is an extremely boring book!!! I definitely do not recommend wasting your time and money on it!!! The book deals with very mundane stuff and presents it in even mundane manner. It is filled with ... Read full review

Very informative

User Review  - Abhishek Kona - Flipkart

This book is like documentary which glances through the history of the earth primarily through the eyes of many different sciences like Geology, paleontology physics etc. The book is informative and ... Read full review

A Short History of Nearly Everything

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

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


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