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Book Review: A Short History of Nearly Everything

I haven't read a Bill Bryson book in a really long time, so when I came across one of his in a secondhand hand shop I knew I had to get it. A Short History of Nearly Everything is very different from Bryson's usual work, as he tends to primarily write travel novels. What's different… Continue reading Book Review: A Short History of Nearly Everything

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Book Review: The Lost Continent

Once again I'm gonna be reviewing Bill Bryson. This isn't a sponsored blog post (nothing is) but a part of me wishes it was, because man, this is free advertisement and I'm a student. I'm joking, of course, if I was writing for money I wouldn't be writing at all. While an American native (Des… Continue reading Book Review: The Lost Continent

Book Reviews · Travel

Book Review: Notes from a Big Country

Another Bill Bryson review: This time he takes on his homeland of America after living in England for 20 years. After such a long time away Bryson feels like a stranger in his own country. This was adapted from weekly columns¬†for the Mail on Sunday into one coherent novel so the chapters are short and… Continue reading Book Review: Notes from a Big Country

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Book Review: A Walk in the Woods

First and foremost, Happy New Year! I hope 2016 is good to you, and now to the review. My uncle let me borrow a few Bill Bryson books because I'm interested in travel so I started with "A Walk in the Woods:¬†Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail". Of course the title doesn't sound all that… Continue reading Book Review: A Walk in the Woods