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This is the kind of book you read aloud to your friends and loved ones.
My favorite aspect of this book is the way in which Bryson intertwines British and American history into the story of his own residence, a historic English parsonage.
Bill Bryson makes history fascinating in this book by making the book entertaining as well as informative.
I enjoy Bryson's writing. I learned some new things about historical events. Sometimes he seemed to ramble before he got to the point, but the rumblings were interesting and... Read morePublished 1 day ago by MR 38
There are many reviews of "At Home," so I don't know if others have commented on this: How is it possible in this day and age to discuss, at length, the plantations of... Read morePublished 1 day ago by egreetham
Written in classic Bill Bryson style, this book winds it way through history as it winds it way through the home. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Meg
Bryson is a wonderful writer and a terrible narrator. As much as I enjoy his books, to the same degree I find it unbearable listening to him read the audiobooks. Read morePublished 2 days ago by nhsnowskier
Bryson does it again! A phenomenal tongue and cheek look at the secret life of Mr. Bryson and his home. Very much enjoyed.Published 3 days ago by Lauren Milner
I rarely read a book twice but this one will probably be read more than that. I have lent it our and recommended it to many. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Jean Cottel
Really enjoyed this. Well written, as one would expect from Bill Bryson, with touches of humour. His extensive research makes for very interesting reading.Published 7 days ago by Tanya Engels