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Bill Bryson - Author

Bill Bryson was born in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1951. He settled in England in 1977, and lived for many years with his English wife and four children in North Yorkshire. He and his family then moved to America for a few years but have now returned to the UK. He succeeded Sir Peter Ustinov as Chancellor of the University of Durham in April 2005. His bestsellers include The Lost Continent, Neither Here Nor There, Notes From a Small Island, A Walk in the Woods, Down Under and, most recently, A Short History of Nearly Everything which won the Aventis Prize for Science Books in 2004.

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A Really Short History Of Nearly Everything
Bill Bryson
Crammed full of information which will answer a great many questions about what goes on in the universe around us; this is a brilliantly written introduction which has been cleverly simplified for younger readers from the hugely successful original by...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/09/2010
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A Really Short History Of Nearly Everything
Bill Bryson
Full of extraordinary discoveries and wonder at the world we live in, this is a thrilling scientific journey through history. It raises and answers many of the questions young readers ask about how the greatest scientific discoveries were made and...
Lovereading Price: £11.99 - Saving £3.00 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 02/10/2008
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