A Short History of Nearly Everything - Illustrated
Fully illustrated edition of Bryson's prize-winning popular science bestseller.
In the bestselling, prize-winning A Short History Of Nearly Everything Bill Bryson achieved the seemingly impossible by making the world of science both understandable and entertaining to millions of people around the globe. Now in this glorious new illustrated edition, everything that has happened from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization is even more vividly brought to life with stunning full colour photographs, drawings, portraits and cartoons.
Hardback$69.99 RRPISBN: 9780385609616Published: 09/11/2005Imprint: DoubledayExtent: 624 pages
Bill Bryson's bestselling travel books include The Lost Continent, A Walk in the Woods and Notes From A Small Island, which in a national poll was voted the book that best represents Britain. His acclaimed book on the history of science, A Short History Of Nearly Everything, won the Royal Society's Aventis Prize as well as the Descartes Prize, the European Union's highest literary award. He has written books on language, on Shakespeare, and on his own childhood in the hilarious memoir The Life And Times Of The Thunderbolt Kid. His last critically lauded bestsellers were on history: At Home: a Short History of Private Life, and One Summer: America 1927. He was born in the American Mid-West, and lives in the UK.
Visit his website: www.billbryson.co.uk
Others Also Viewed
- Blood and Guts: A History of Surgery
by Richard Hollingham, and foreword by Michael Mosley
A colourful narrative history on the macabre world of surgery
- A Guinea Pig's History Of Biology: The plants and animals who taught us the facts of life
by Jim Endersby
One of the great untold scientific stories; the history of modern biology through the anim...