The Lost Continent: Travels in Small Town America Bill Bryson

Des Moines couldn't hold him, but it did lure him back.

After ten years in England, he returned to the land of his youth, and drove almost 14,000 miles in search of a mythical small town call...

Notes from a Small Island Bill Bryson

"Suddenly, in the space of a moment, I realized what it was that I loved about Britain-which is to say, all of it."After nearly two decades spent on British soil, Bill Bryson - bestselling author o...

The Mother Tongue: English and How It Got That Way Bill Bryson

With dazzling wit and astonishing insight, Bill Brysonthe acclaimed author of The Lost Continentbrilliantly explores the remarkable history, eccentricities, resilience and sheer fun of the English ...

The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid Bill Bryson

From one of the most beloved and bestselling authors in the English language, a vivid, nostalgic, and utterly hilarious memoir of growing up in the 1950sBill Bryson was born in the middle of the Am...

In a Sunburned Country Bill Bryson

A CLASSIC FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF ONE SUMMER Every time Bill Bryson walks out the door, memorable travel literature threatens to break out.

His previous excursion along ...

Bill Bryson: The Complete Notes Bill Bryson

But before leaving his much-loved Yorkshire, Bryson insisted on taking one last trip around old Blighty, a sort of valedictory tour of the green and kindly island that had for so long been his home...

I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After Twenty Years Away Bill Bryson

They were greeted by a new and improved America that boasts microwave pancakes, twenty-four-hour dental-floss hotlines, and the staunch conviction that ice is not a luxury item.

The result is...

Neither Here nor There: Travels in Europe Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson's first travel book, The Lost Continent, was unanimously acclaimed as one of the funniest books in years.

Fluent in, oh, at least one language, he retraces his travels as a studen...

Bill Bryson's African Diary Bill Bryson

In the early fall of 2002, famed travel Writer Bill Bryson journeyed to Kenya at the invitation of CARE International, the charity dedicated to working with local communities to eradicate poverty a...

Shakespeare: The World as Stage Bill Bryson

The author of 'The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid' isn't, after all, a Shakespeare scholar, a playwright, or even a biographer.

Reading 'Shakespeare The World As Stage', however, one g...