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  1. Match book: Graduating to classic fictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Boston.com

    ... fiction by Rick Bass - his story collection "For a Little While" was published in March - and nonfiction by Bill Bryson. "A Walk in the Woods" would be my pick. I never get tired of recommending Andrea Barrett's books, including "Servants of the ...

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  2. Want to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail? This is the weather you could face.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | The Washington Post

    ... Trail - called the "AT" by those in the know - has to be prepared for a wide range of climates. Travel writer Bill Bryson dubbed his epic trek on the country's longest footpath " A Walk in the Woods ." A weather geek might call it a "walk in the ...

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  3. Authors busy to revisit their beginningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 15 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... plotted and written with Deverell's signature mixture of wit and nail-biting suspense, it's a joy to read. Bill Bryson's Notes from a Small Island, published two decades ago, is among the top-selling travel memoirs of all time. Let's hope his latest ...

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  4. Bill Bryson: TV contest for beach 'ill considered' and secrecy 'inexcusable'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 12 | Bournemouth Echo

    AUTHOR Bill Bryson has joined the fight to stop new beach huts from being built in Highcliffe as part of a TV competition. The 'Notes From a Small Island' writer said the contest by George Clarke's Amazing Spaces to find the best designs for the new huts was "ill-considered".

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  5. Bill Bryson joins fight against 'starstruck' council over TV...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 12 | Daily Mail

    ... wrap up Hillary Clinton email probe but insists he doesn't conduct 'security inquiries' - only investigations! Bill Bryson joins fight against 'starstruck' council over TV architect George Clarke's new Channel 4 show building experimental beach huts ...

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  6. Watch Mount Etna 'breathing' in this stunning Nasa animationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 12 | Daily Mail

    ... which regularly smoke and spew lava. One of the most demonstrative examples of such activity - and referenced by Bill Bryson in A Short History of Nearly Everything - is the dormant Mexican volcano Paricutin. The volcano is recorded to have surged ...

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  7. Do your camping homework: Cliff Notes for enjoying the great outdoorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 11 | Post and Courier

    I responded with a smart-aleck comment but pretty soon we were giving the idea serious consideration. The comment was sparked by plans to see the movie “A Walk in the Woods,” based on Bill Bryson's book about hiking the Appalachian Trail.

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  8. Valhalla High School Book Club Hikes Appalachian TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 4 | The Mount Pleasant Daily Voice

    Following reading the novel "A Walk in the Woods" by Bill Bryson, a group of Valhalla High School students took a hiking trip to echo the experience. On April 29, the VHS Book Club, chaired by teachers Cayne Letizia and Kerry Dinsmore, took a field trip to the top of Bear Mountain.

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  9. Adirondack Trail to Be Added to National Scenic TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | Adirondack.net

    ... by Cheryl Strayed's memoir and movie Wild , is 2,650 miles. The Appalachian Trail, as featured in travel writer Bill Bryson's A Walk in the Woods , is only 2,190 miles. The DEC is estimating use of 81 miles of existing trail in the Adirondacks, with ...

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  10. Five million steps to go: Morristown woman embarks on Appalachian Trail adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | Morristown Green

    ... a day is not unheard of. The recent popular success of books-made-into-movies A Walk in the Woods (written by Bill Bryson and starring Robert Redford ) and Wild (written by Cheryl Strayed and starring Reese Witherspoon ) have brought American ...

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  11. 11 National Scenic Trails offer 19,000 miles of meandering beautyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | TreeHugger

    ... of the country by foot. Long trails are bucket list fodder and fuel for stories of endurance and discovery. Bill Bryson's "A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail" and Cheryl Strayed's "Wild: From Lost to Found on the ...

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  12. Free Showing of "A Walk in the Woods" at 1 p.m., Apr. 27, Glen Hills...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Patch.com

    The film "A Walk in the Woods" will be shown at 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 27, in the Glendale Senior Citizens' Clubroom on the lower level of Glen Hills Middle School, 2600 W. Mill Road, Glendale. The movie is based on the 1998 memoir by travel writer Bill Bryson, who, after retirement, decides to hike the Appalachian Trail with an old, sometimes difficult friend.

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  13. Mark Woods: A walk across America's largest cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... than anything, is simply to have an excuse to get out of the office and go for a walk. In "A Walk in the Woods," Bill Bryson's book about hiking the Appalachian Trail, he wrote that every 20 minutes on the trail, he and his woefully out-of-shape ...

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  14. Second Tuesday Book ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Second Tuesday Book Club: noon, in the meeting room at the Martinsville branch of the Blue Ridge Regional Library. Ellen Jesse will lead the discussion of Bill Bryson's "A Walk in the Woods." Members of the public are invited.

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  15. MPSF Speaker Series Brings Luminaries to Bay Area in 2016-2017Read the original story

    Apr 11, 2016 | PRWeb

    ... writer, science advocate and director, Alda has evolved as an activist for feminist and scientific causes. Bill Bryson Author of A Walk in the Woods, Bryson is one of the world's most beloved commentators, finding delight in the minutiae of travel ...

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  16. 10 Resources to Help You Do Business in the UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Small Business Trends

    ... e perfectly normal in the U.S. A good starting point is the book Notes from a Small Island , written by American Bill Bryson after he'd lived in England for quite a while:

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  17. Bill Bryson's love letter to Britain: The Road To Little DribblingRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2016 | The Star Online

    Bill Bryson's travel writing garnered a widespread following after he wrote the classic European escapade Neither Here Nor There and gave his hilarious take on Britain in Notes From A Small Island . Bryson's eye for detail and clever witticisms have been trademarks that also featured in his award-winning science book, A Short History Of Nearly Everything and his memoir, The Life And Times Of The Thunderbolt Kid .

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  18. Toleod Library News- AprilRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2016 | Tama News-Herald

    ... David Baldacci. Non-Fiction: Pope Francis, The Name of God is Mercy; Kevin Hazzard, A Thousand Naked Strangers; Bill Bryson, The Road to Little Dribbling; Diane Rehm, On My Own; Ruth Wariner, The Sound of Gravel and Sue Klebold, A Mother's ...

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  19. Best on the Shelf: 20 best books of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | Canada.com

    ... Coates A black American father shares life lessons with his son. 7 (7) The Road to Little Dribbling (23 wks) Bill Bryson This book is subtitled: More Notes From a Small Island. 8 (10) History's People (27 weeks) Margaret MacMillan This book by the ...

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  20. Bill Bryson's love letter to Britain: The Road To Little DribblingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | The Star Online

    Bill Bryson's travel writing garnered a widespread following after he wrote the classic European escapade Neither Here Nor There and gave his hilarious take on Britain in Notes From A Small Island . Bryson's eye for detail and clever witticisms have been trademarks that also featured in his award-winning science book, A Short History Of Nearly Everything and his memoir, The Life And Times Of The Thunderbolt Kid .

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