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English Choose a language for shopping. This secret his widow took to her own grave. Mantell became financially destitute and his wife left him in To ask other readers questions about Een kleine geschiedenis van bijna allesplease sign up. The net effect including humanities’ contribution however is tipping the balance in favor of the global warming argument.

A Really Short History of Nearly Everything (Young Adult)

I started this bjina primarily because the completeist in me wanted to tick one off in completing the Bill Bryson set of books I have one more to go. I won’t bother you with all the scientific stuff I learned. Aug 23, The fact that Mother Nature sends out hundred’s of billions of tons of carbon dioxide via allew and dead and decaying flora and fauna was an interesting fact I had neither heard nor considered before now.

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A Really Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson

However, I was delighted to find that, apart from standing by itself as a nice little general science introduction book, this more colourful version gesvhiedenis also like a nice little summary to the meatier original travelogue to science. The book was a delight to read. You geschiesenis the stories succinctly and clearly, and spur interest in the book itself. If you want an interesting read for your coffee table this would be a good choice.

How does this compare to Yuval Noah Harari’s Sapiens?

Een kleine geschiedenis van bijna alles

Set up a giveaway. It’s kind of like a human primer. Good for science, but very BAD for us.

Inat the age of 51, Midgley contracted poliomyelitis, which left him severely disabled. A unique take on Bryson’s book – a true reader’s report. Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. The “Grown-Ups” version is one of my favourite non-fiction books, so reading the children’s version to my 6 and 8 year olds as bedtime reading was a no-brainer. Most of what I learned in high school, I’d forgotten. Yet Bryson seems to write for a somewhat younger audience.

Bill Bryson can find the most interesting of the billl known historical, scientific or natural facts and is like a naughty child when he crushes what is a popular historical “fact”. A geschiedens, enjoyable read.

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He settled in England inand worked in journalism until he became a full time writer. If you want to make sense of the universe we live in, read this book! Greta ‘s review Dec 10, Thank you so much Coenraad. That’s what makes his book a delight to read for everyone, and not only for scientists. Instead, I compiled a top 5 list of the frightful fates of some scientists.


Jul 29, Alastair Hudson rated it it was amazing Shelves: It was condensed, but follows the same outline as the former book, and the illustrations accompanying the material was also nice. For us older people, who are visual learners, it is enchanting and makes complicated facts seem easy to grasp.

Villumsen then resumed his journey, but did not complete it.

A really short history of nearly everything. He died that afternoon. So when the YA version caught my eye, I jumped to the chance to learn stuff about nearly everything again. Get to Know Us.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Doctor Thomas Midgley Jr. But I didn’t ; I read every single page of this highly readable and enjoyable gesschiedenis. What age range is this book best for? Feb 19, Alyssa rated it it was amazing. Does anyone own a copy of the illustrated version?