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User Review  - dickmanikowski - LibraryThing

Stunning overview of . . . just about everything. Starting with a discussion of the birth of the universe, then going into atoms, molecules, and the universe, then focusing on the origin of the earth ... Read full review

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User Review  - atreic - LibraryThing

This book was not what I was expecting. I'd bought it under the misapprehension that it was a popular guide to human history, whereas it is actually popular science. And while it is definitely short ... Read full review

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User Review  - jesso13 - LibraryThing

I love learning about anything and everything (for the most part) and this book was great! It's a great combo of science and history, and a lot more interesting than reading a text book. I really ... Read full review

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User Review  - kaipakartik - LibraryThing

Quite a fantastic book. Enjoyed it immensely and laughed a lot as well. The blurb mentions it as the finest rough guide to science and I cannot think of a better description. Bill Bryson takes on dry ... Read full review

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User Review  - pjeanne - LibraryThing

Enjoyed tremendously - really two books in one. First book - "Science For Dummies" which gives laypeople a basic understanding of some of science's biggest and most complex ideas in a fun and ... Read full review

Absolutely fantastic

User Review  - Ivar Etpa - Flipkart

I have read thousands of books in my lifetime and this is one of the finest. Erudite, entertaining and over all a marvelous treat. Check out the reviews on Amazon for this book and you will understand ... Read full review

Review: A Short History of Nearly Everything

User Review  - Riku Sayuj - Goodreads

Stunning in scope and execution. Loved every page of it, even geology was made exciting. That really is some feat. Read full review

Review: A Short History of Nearly Everything

User Review  - Goodreads

Stunning in scope and execution. Loved every page of it, even geology was made exciting. That really is some feat. Read full review

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User Review  - eagletusk - LibraryThing

Should be required reading for all humans. Read full review

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User Review  - agdturner - LibraryThing

A book that delivers on the title brilliantly. A recommended read for geographers and all interested in the world and our study of it. Read full review


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