A Short History of Nearly Everything

A Short History of Nearly Everything

Bill Bryson

One of the world’s such a lot cherished writers and bestselling writer of One Summer takes his final journey—into the main fascinating and intractable questions that technology seeks to answer.

In A stroll within the Woods, invoice Bryson trekked the Appalachian Trailwell, such a lot of it. In A Sunburned Country, he faced essentially the most deadly flora and fauna Australia has to supply. Now, in his greatest publication, he confronts his maximum problem: to understandand, if attainable, answerthe oldest, largest questions we've posed concerning the universe and ourselves. Taking as territory every little thing from the massive Bang to the increase of civilization, Bryson seeks to appreciate how we obtained from there being not anything in any respect to there being us. for that reason, he has hooked up himself to a number of the world’s such a lot complicated (and frequently obsessed) archaeologists, anthropologists, and mathematicians, vacationing to their workplaces, laboratories, and box camps. He has learn (or attempted to learn) their books, pestered them with questions, apprenticed himself to their robust minds. A brief historical past of approximately every little thing is the checklist of this quest, and it's a occasionally profound, occasionally humorous, and continuously supremely transparent and pleasing event within the geographical regions of human wisdom, as merely invoice Bryson can render it. technology hasn't ever been extra related to or interesting.

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