Since my wife bought me A Walk in the Woods a few years ago, I have become a Bill Bryson addict. I have read every one of his books that I could get my hands on. Bryson's prose is crisp and clear; his stories always relevant and often humorous. He is possibly - and I… Continue reading Review – At Home
Bill Bryson is, far and away, my favorite non-fiction writer. This is an excerpt of his reading The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid, his memoir of childhood. He is the master of understated exaggeration (yes, it is an oxymoron). Enjoy.