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So many interesting random bits of information woven together in a fascinating way! I learned so much about the history of so many ordinary objects.Published 6 days ago by M. Moquin
This book is fascinating and compiles the most random and delightful facts that are pleasantly obscure but without being totally irrelevant to enjoy!Published 8 days ago by bikermouse
If you're one to question the origin of words, everyday objects, design elements, diseases and more... then this book is an absolute pleasure. Read morePublished 10 days ago by CC Mac
Bryson has done it again. Filled with information that will intrigue you. He does however, get carried away at times with his biographies. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Wayne Thompson
I love reading books, I have a ritualistic approach. I have certain times of day when I either sit down with a cup of tea in the back yard or when I go to bed, I love to finish my... Read morePublished 12 days ago by Stormin'
Not surprisingly, Bryson is a little long-winded, but his prose flows rather smoothly and his humor makes up for the fact he loves tangents.Published 22 days ago by Jeff Wilson
Like all of Bill Bryson's books tough to put down once you start reading itPublished 23 days ago by C. Davis