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At Home - a book by Bryson, Bill

At Home

A Short History of Private Life

At Home( )
Author: Bryson, Bill
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $40.00
Book Description:

From one of our most beloved authors, a fascinating excursion into the history behind the place we call home--now richly illustrated with more than three hundred images. National bestseller At Home is Bill Bryson's epic chronicle of domestic history. In this handsome new edition, his riveting room-by-room journey of discovery around his house--a Victorian parsonage in southern England--is enhanced by more than three hundred carefully curated illustrations,...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: House & Home / General
Social Science / Sociology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.95 x 9.98 x 1.41 Inches
Book Weight:3.4 Pounds
Author Biography
Bryson, Bill (Author)
Bill Bryson was born in Des Moines, Iowa on December 8, 1951. In 1973, he went backpacking in England, where he eventually decided to settle. He wrote for the English newspapers The Times and The Independent, as well as supplementing his income by writing travel articles.

He moved back to the United States in 1995. His first travel book, The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America, was published in 1989. His other books include I'm a Stranger Here Myself, In a Sunburned Country, Bill Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words, Neither Here nor There: Travels in Europe, Made in America, The Mother Tongue, Bill Bryson's African Diary, A Short History of Nearly Everything, At Home: A Short History of Private Life, Walk About, and Seeing Further: The Story of Science, Discovery, the Genius of the Royal Society. A Walk in the Woods was adapted into a movie starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte.

Bryson's titles, The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain, Notes from a Small Island and Neither Here Nor There made the New York Times bestseller list in 2016.


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