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  1. Library borrowers are passionate for crime thrillersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... that also included two books by the Japanese decluttering guru, Marie Kondo, the 2016 Guiness Book of Records, Bill Bryson's The Road To Little Dribbling: More Notes From A Small Island, and Niki Savva's The Road To Ruin: How Tony Abbott And Peta ...

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  2. Newman High School May Student of the Month: Michael PowersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | The Daily Gazette

    ... all of the historic buildings. What is a good book you read recently? "A Short History of Nearly Everything" by Bill Bryson. The book explains various discoveries made by scientists about the universe. What is your proudest moment? Being named ...

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  3. Book Review: Discovering one's self in the woodsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2017 | The Decatur Daily

    ... words: "I can't explain my actions. I had no plans when I left. I wasn't thinking of anything. I just did it." Bill Bryson described harsh weather in Maine in his book about hiking the Appalachian Trail (now a movie with Robert Redford), "A Walk in ...

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  4. Readers recommend the best books for reading aloudRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Star Tribune

    ... out loud to whomever might be within hearing distance, and never heard, "Please stop." A Walk in the Woods," by Bill Bryson. "Safe From the Sea," "The Lighthouse Road," "Wintering," all by Peter Geye. "Giants in the Earth" by Ole Rolvaag. (This must ...

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  5. Celebrity speakers and cruise programs that are anything but boringRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Prices start at $13,690 per person, based on double occupancy. Who wouldn't want to sail with British writer Bill Bryson ? The author of "A Short History of Nearly Everything" and "A Walk in the Woods," about his misadventures on the Appalachian ...

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  6. Bill Bryson chooses Oxford church in list of national favouritesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Oxford Times

    AN Oxford church has been named as a top pick in a nationwide poll by renowned, best-selling author Bill Bryson. The Anglo-American writer, well known for his book on the UK 'Notes from a Small Island', named Iffley's St Mary the Virgin church among his favourites.

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  7. Kendall County EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | The Legal Record

    ... Get together with other readers for an interesting discussion. A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson will be discussed. The book for April, George Washington's Secret Six by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger will be available at the Check-Out Desk. No ...

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  8. College grad hikes America seeking advice on how to live his lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | Boston.com

    ... the edge of the continent in California - in the peripatetic tradition of Johnny Appleseed, "On the Road," and Bill Bryson's "A Walk in the Woods." It was "a graduate program in the human experience," as he writes. In diners, convenience stores, and ...

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  9. What's happening in Prince County?Read the original story

    Mar 2, 2017 | Journal-Pioneer

    ... aid of programming at the library. Price by donation. Eptek Book Club meets to discuss "A Walk in the Woods" by Bill Bryson. This account of the author's trek along Applachian Trail with old buddy gives glimpse of wonderful landscape interspersed ...

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  10. Vacuum tube patentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | EETimes

    ... there's a lot of stupidity here too - our parliament on TV often looks like an unsupervised kindergarten class. Bill Bryson gave a very fair treatment I think, warts and all as they say. @David: ... Comes from living down under ... How is life on ...

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  11. Re: What's a Good Name for a Future Engineer?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | EETimes

    ... there's a lot of stupidity here too - our parliament on TV often looks like an unsupervised kindergarten class. Bill Bryson gave a very fair treatment I think, warts and all as they say. @David: ... Comes from living down under ... How is life on ...

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  12. What's a Good Name for a Future Engineer?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | EETimes

    ... there's a lot of stupidity here too - our parliament on TV often looks like an unsupervised kindergarten class. Bill Bryson gave a very fair treatment I think, warts and all as they say. @David: ... Comes from living down under ... How is life on ...

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  13. What's happening in Prince County?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Journal-Pioneer

    ... aid of programming at the library. Price by donation. Eptek Book Club meets to discuss "A Walk in the Woods" by Bill Bryson. This account of the author's trek along Applachian Trail with old buddy gives glimpse of wonderful landscape interspersed ...

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  14. Community HappeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Journal-Pioneer

    ... some of today's most intriguing and thought-provoking books. This month's book will be "A Walk in the Woods" by Bill Bryson. Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Center at 57 Central Street, Summerside. Microchip Clinic at Global Pet Foods in ...

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  15. Re: Belated InspirationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | EETimes

    ... there's a lot of stupidity here too - our parliament on TV often looks like an unsupervised kindergarten class. Bill Bryson gave a very fair treatment I think, warts and all as they say. @David: ... Comes from living down under ... How is life on ...

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  16. Now we can hijack the thread for an "Edison vs Tesla" flamewar. :-)*Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | EETimes

    ... there's a lot of stupidity here too - our parliament on TV often looks like an unsupervised kindergarten class. Bill Bryson gave a very fair treatment I think, warts and all as they say. @David: ... Comes from living down under ... How is life on ...

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  17. Everything Books: 1-13-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    ... hosts a travel book club discussing "The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain" by Bill Bryson on Tuesday. The group meets at 6:30 p.m. at the store. Book groups are free if books are purchased at Kona Stories, or a $5 ...

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  18. iBooks Bestsellers: Old Favorites For a New YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Publishers' Weekly

    ... Great Things by Jodi Picoult - 9780345544964 - (Random House Publishing Group) 17. Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson - 9780062417435 - (William Morrow Paperbacks) 18. Cross the Line by James Patterson - 9780316407168 - (Little, Brown and ...

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  19. Bill Bryson: I thought Durham was perfect when I first saw it - I still think so nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Chronicle Live

    The celebrated author of Notes From a Small Island on his enduring love affair with Durham, its cathedral and its people More than 20 years after telling the world that Durham is "perfect", best-selling author Bill Bryson's love affair with the city is undimmed. The writer, whose admiration for Durham was first revealed in his acclaimed travel book Notes From A Small Island, is only too happy to add his name to a campaign to promote Durham as an inspirational place to live, work, study and do business.

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  20. Outdoors: Seeds of friendship bloom on backpacking tripRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    ... about sore knees, they were really finding the key to happiness and long life. First, pick up a copy of Bill Bryson's "A Walk in the Woods" and a copy of Cheryl Strayed's "Wild." Then, put both books back down again, because, as good as they are, ...

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