making sense of the ordinary around the house

October 25, 2010

Bill Bryson’s “At Home:  A Short History of Private Life” is a room-by-room examination of the history of what’s inside our homes.  on The Colbert Report, Bryson tried to explain the makings of the book.

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Bill Bryson, posted with vodpod

Kirkus and PW gave it starred reviews.  the October Booklist review concludes

A beautifully written ode to the ordinary and overlooked things of everyday life in the home.

“At Home” was also a USA Today 2010 Fall Book.

free arc to the first Sno-Isle Libraries employee to comment.

posting by marin


2 Responses to “making sense of the ordinary around the house”

  1. Diana Says:

    I’m sure this book will be as entertaining as his others.

  2. myounker Says:

    diana, it’s on my desk, top o’ the pile next to the computer. feel free to grab it.

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