by Bill Bryson
2010, 512 pages, ebook
Re: Bill Bryson takes the readers on a journey through the rooms in his house. Along the way, he revisits the history that brought us those rooms and the items in them.
Outstanding: Written with Bryson's usual flair for making the history and science that makes up our world fascinating and humorous. I was impressed with the way he could squeeze certain facts into chapters that should never have fit for them.
Unacceptable: Nothing. This was literally a joy to read in every way.
Summary: This was the perfect tome to read before Christmas. I loved curling up with AT HOME in a blanket, snow falling outside and read Bryson's witty, surprisingly thorough history of the many buildings we call homes.
Notes: Bill Bryson also has a Facebook Page, which has some fun humor and tidbits. He seems like a pretty funny guy.
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