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  1. Bill Bryson speaks at last week's celebration dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Oxford Times

    ... as Stephen Fry and Professor Brian Cox to the director of Liberty, Shami Chakrabarti. On Friday it was author Bill Bryson's turn to have his say as guest of honour. Bryson once ruffled a few feathers at Merton by describing the college's Warden's ...

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  2. Sure Bets for ReadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Berkeley Heights Public Library Book Discussion Group

    ... suggestion. Of the books and authors Ms. Saricks recommends, I agree that for fun non-fiction, Mary Roach and Bill Bryson might work for readers who like science (Roach's 'Packing for Mars' is very funny and informative) and who like just plain ...

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  3. "The Appalachian Trail: An American Legacy" Officially ReleasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | PR.com

    ... on screen," says Henegar. With the upcoming release of Robert Redford's "A Walk in the Woods," based on Bill Bryson's book, the AT is going to get a lot of screen time. Given it's popular reception, "The Appalachian Trail: An American Legacy" is ...

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  4. Cab conversations go in all directionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | Dominion Post

    ... pockets of four seasons to be gardened and happy holidayed around. Conversations with taxi drivers remind me of Bill Bryson's A Short History of Nearly Everything because you can touch on any topic du jour and they always have plenty to say. You can ...

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  5. Bryson visits UW as part of the Distinguished Lecture SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | The Badger Herald Online

    Best-selling author Bill Bryson kept audience members laughing while discussing his books at the Memorial Union Tuesday as part of the University of Wisconsin's Distinguished Lecture Series. Bryson, a renowned author of amusing travel books along with English language and science books, spoke to a crowd at Shannon Hall, which was filled to capacity.

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  6. I'm a great listener. Sound me up.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Ask MetaFilter

    ... listened to the audiobooks, by the way.) 1 credit, about 1-3 weeks - A Short History of Nearly Everything (Bill Bryson) - Assorted Vorkosigan novels (Lois McMaster Bujold) - Red Shirts (John Scalzi) - The Hot Zone (Richard Preston) - Good Calories, ...

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  7. Award-winning cinematographer John Bailey to chat about career, industryRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2014 | UnionLeader.com

    Bailey, also known for his American Society of Cinematograpohers blog - Bailey's Bailiwick at www.ascmag.com/blog - most recently worked with Robert Redford on a film adaptation of travel writer Bill Bryson's the Appalachian Trail memoir, "A Walk in the Woods."

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  8. Recommendations for books on the history of science?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Ask MetaFilter

    ... hive mind every time I need some new books? In the past I have enjoyed: A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson The Poisoner's Handbook by Deborah Blum Zero, the Biography of a Dangerous Idea by Charles Siefe, and The Ghost Map , by ...

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  9. Robert Redford in Talks for Disney's Pete's Dragon RemakeRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... America: The Winter Soldier, is portraying the iconic Dan Rather in the upcoming film Truth, and will star as Bill Bryson in A Walk in the Woods. The actor has appeared on Broadway in Barefoot in the Park, Sunday in New York, Little Moon of Alban, ...

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  10. A Walk in the Woods at Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary: Day of the RaptorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    There is one more "walk in the woods" scheduled for Bernardsville Public Library's "One Book Bernardsville" program this month. In homage to Bill Bryson's A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail, this walk will take place on Saturday, October 25 at 1:00 pm at the NJ Audubon Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary.

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  11. SportsweekRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | The Temiskaming Speaker

    I picked up a book at the library called A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson.

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  12. 'One Book Bernardsville' - Stories Around the CampfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    Spooky stories around a "campfire" will round out Bernardsville Library's first "One Book Bernardsville," featuring Bill Bryson's "A Walk in the Woods." On Tuesday, October 28, there will be two programs - one for children in Grades 1 to 4 at 4:15 pm and another for adults and high school students at 7:00 pm at which specially selected stories and poems will be read by members of the community.

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  13. Brum: not so hum drumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Sydney Star Observer

    ... during World War II. You can blame the British for razing much of what was left. You can even blame an American, Bill Bryson, for his travelogue, Notes from a Small Island , where he resurrected a saying you can blame on the French. While "Aatre de ...

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  14. 'One Book Bernardsville' - Camping EquipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    "One Book Bernardsville," featuring Bill Bryson's "A Walk in the Woods," continues into October with a program all about camping equipment. On Wednesday, October 22 at 7:00 pm, Katherine Harris and Ryan Farrell will give an overview of essential backpacking gear, including different types of backpacks, sleeping bags, cooking equipment and trail food.

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  15. Oct.-Nov. Events at Topanga LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Messenger

    ... brings these tall tales to life. All ages. Tuesday, October 21 at 7 p.m. -Book Club. We will be discussing Bill Bryson's humorous travelogue, 'A Walk in the Woods.' Visit the Library to pick up a copy of the book before we meet. All adults welcome. ...

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  16. Wild life leads to 'Wild' journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... Self-deprecating and humorous, this Oprah Book Club pick has taken the arm chair adventurer-world by storm. What Bill Bryson 's popular travel narrative, " A Walk in the Woods ," did for the Appalachian Trail , Strayed's blow-by-blow account does ...

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  17. Grow AnywhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | A Mindful Life

    ... So I decided: Coffee break! The ubiquity of green shoots in the new garden reminds me of a cherished author, Bill Bryson, and his thoughts in A Short History of Nearly Everything. "It is easy to overlook this thought that life just is. As humans we ...

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  18. Sandy Springs Reads returns starting FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    ... Reads' One City One Book event. "A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail," by Bill Bryson, has been selected as the 2014 Sandy Springs Reads book. Following his return to America after 20 years in Britain, Bryson decided ...

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  19. 'One Book Bernardsville' Offers Walks in the WoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    Bernardsville Public Library's "One Book Bernardsville" is more than a series of book discussions of Bill Bryson's "A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail." Just as Mr. Bryson celebrates the outdoors, so will three guided programs in the area allow participants to enjoy our environment and learn about the animals and plants that inhabit it.

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  20. Many Chances to Discuss 'A Walk in the Woods'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    "One Book Bernardsville," organized by Bernardsville Public Library and featuring Bill Bryson's "A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail," will bring multiple chances to discuss the book with library staff book group leaders during the month of October. One Book Bernardsville is shared community reading experience which includes a month of book discussions as well as other activities for both adults and children.

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