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Bill Bryson is one of my favorite authors, and I've read most of his books and enjoyed them.
I actually read this book in paperback form and enjoyed it so much that I purchased this one as a gift for a friend I know would appreciate the contents.
It was very interesting to hear how people primarily in England and the US lived over the last few centuries.
Another Bryson masterpiece. So many cool facts about what we take for granted.Published 2 days ago by Joe Simmons
“…centuries and centuries of people quietly going about their daily business - eating, sleeping, having sex, endeavouring to be amused – ant it occurred to me…. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Cloggie Downunder
Again, a five-star review posing as a one-star review because no one who really wants to know about a book will read five-star reviews. Read morePublished 5 days ago by EY
Bill Bryson is a very funny man. Although aimed at a British audience, the book is a vivid reminder of how America has changed since the 1950s. Well written and hilarious.Published 7 days ago by Illinois Country Parson
How can so much information be consolidated in such a small space so entertainedly. Only Bryson knows how to do it.Published 9 days ago by John P Thomas
Since this was first published, I think I have given away a minimum of two dozen copies, one of the Great Raads combining fun and history and bizarre factsPublished 10 days ago by Nathalie K. Browne