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A Short History of Nearly Everything [Audio]
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BILL BRYSON'S Bestselling books include A Walk in the Woods, I'm a Stranger Here Myself, In A Sunburned Country, Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words, Bill Bryson's African Diary, and A Short History of Nearly Everything. He lives in Norfolk, England, with his wife and children. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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"Stylish [and] stunningly accurate prose. We learn what the material world is like from the smallest quark to the largest galaxy and at all the levels in between . . . brims with strange and amazing facts . . . destined to become a modern classic of science writing." --The New York Times "Bryson has made a career writing hilarious travelogues, and in many ways his latest is more of the same, except that this time Bryson hikes through the world of science." --People "Bryson is surprisingly precise, brilliantly eccentric and nicely eloquent . . . a gifted storyteller has dared to retell the world's biggest story." --Seattle Times "Hefty, highly researched and eminently readable." --Simon Winchester, The Globe and Mail "All non-scientists (and probably many specialized scientists, too) can learn a great deal from his lucid and amiable explanations." --National Post "Bryson is a terrific stylist. You can't help but enjoy his writing, for its cheer and buoyancy, and for the frequent demonstration of his peculiar, engaging turn of mind." --Ottawa Citizen "Wonderfully readable. It is, in the best sense, learned." --Winnipeg Free Press From the Trade Paperback edition. Stylish [and] stunningly accurate prose. We learn what the material world is like from the smallest quark to the largest galaxy and at all the levels in between . . . brims with strange and amazing facts . . . destined to become a modern classic of science writing. The New York Times Bryson has made a career writing hilarious travelogues, and in many ways his latest is more of the same, except that this time Bryson hikes through the world of science. People Bryson is surprisingly precise, brilliantly eccentric and nicely eloquent . . . a gifted storyteller has dared to retell the world s biggest story. Seattle Times Hefty, highly researched and eminently readable. Simon Winchester, The Globe and Mail All non-scientists (and probably many specialized scientists, too) can learn a great deal from his lucid and amiable explanations. National Post "Bryson is a terrific stylist. You can t help but enjoy his writing, for its cheer and buoyancy, and for the frequent demonstration of his peculiar, engaging turn of mind. Ottawa Citizen Wonderfully readable. It is, in the best sense, learned. Winnipeg Free Press From the Trade Paperback edition." " Stylish [and] stunningly accurate prose. We learn what the material world is like from the smallest quark to the largest galaxy and at all the levels in between . . . brims with strange and amazing facts . . . destined to become a modern classic of science writing." -- "The New York Times" " Bryson has made a career writing hilarious travelogues, and in many ways his latest is more of the same, except that this time Bryson hikes through the world of science." -- "People" " Bryson is surprisingly precise, brilliantly eccentric and nicely eloquent . . . a gifted storyteller has dared to retell the world' s biggest story." -- "Seattle Times" " Hefty, highly researched and eminently readable." -- Simon Winchester, "The Globe and Mail" " All non-scientists (and probably many specialized scientists, too) can learn a great deal from his lucid and amiable explanations." -- "National Post "" Bryson is a terrific stylist. You can' t help but enjoy his writing, for its cheer and buoyancy, and for the frequent demonstration of his peculiar, engaging turn of mind." -- "Ottawa Citizen" " Wonderfully readable. It is, in the best sense, learned." -- "Winnipeg Free Press" "From the Trade Paperback edition." " Stylish [and] stunningly accurate prose. We learn what the material world is like from the smallest quark to the largest galaxy and at all the levels in between . . . brims with strange and amazing facts . . . destined to become a modern classic of science writing." -- "The New York Times" " Bryson has made a career writing hilarious travelogues, and in many ways his latest is more of the same, except that this time Bryson hikes through the world of science." -- "People" " Bryson is surprisingly precise, brilliantly eccentric and nicely eloquent . . . a gifted storyteller has dared to retell the world's biggest story." -- "Seattle Times" " Hefty, highly researched and eminently readable." -- Simon Winchester, "The Globe and Mail" " All non-scientists (and probably many specialized scientists, too) can learn a great deal from his lucid and amiable explanations." -- "National Post "" Bryson is a terrific stylist. You can't help but enjoy his writing, for its cheer and buoyancy, and for the frequent demonstration of his peculiar, engaging turn of mind." -- "Ottawa Citizen" " Wonderfully readable. It is, in the best sense, learned." -- "Winnipeg Free Press" "From the Trade Paperback edition." "Stylish and stunningly accurate prose. We learn what the material world is like from the smallest quark to the largest galaxy and at all the levels in between . . . brims with strange and amazing facts . . . destined to become a modern classic of science writing." --"The New York Times" "Bryson has made a career writing hilarious travelogues, and in many ways his latest is more of the same, except that this time Bryson hikes through the world of science." --"People" "Bryson is surprisingly precise, brilliantly eccentric and nicely eloquent . . . a gifted storyteller has dared to retell the world's biggest story." --"Seattle Times" "Hefty, highly researched and eminently readable." --Simon Winchester, "The Globe and Mail" "All non-scientists (and probably many specialized scientists, too) can learn a great deal from his lucid and amiable explanations." --"National Post ""Bryson is a terrific stylist. You can't help but enjoy his writing, for its cheer and buoyancy, and for the frequent demonstration of his peculiar, engaging turn of mind." --"Ottawa Citizen" "Wonderfully readable. It is, in the best sense, learned." --"Winnipeg Free Press" "From the Trade Paperback edition."

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