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ASHNEA Short History of Nearly Everything (book by Bill Bryson)
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THE TOPIC: Bill Bryson took a cosmic perspective on our world in his last book on science, A Short History of Nearly Everything (EXCELLENT July/Aug 2003), and his travel writing has taken him nearly everywhere.
As with his history of the scientific world (A Short History Of Nearly Everything), the delightful writing style is tempered by the density of the subject.
'A Short History of Nearly Everything' has sold more than two million copies in the UK and last year won an Aventis Prize.
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But unlikely as it sounds, Bill Bryson's new book, A Short History Of Nearly Everything,manages to tackle all these topics and more in a genuinely enthralling way.
'A Short History of Nearly Everything' travels through time and space introducing scientific concepts developed throughout the history of mankind.
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William Hill is offering 2/1 on Bryson's 'A Short History of Nearly Everything' to take home the Samuel Johnson Prize and 2/1 for Atwood's 'Oryx and Crake' to scoop the Orange Prize for Fiction, reports Booktrade.info.