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The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester | 14 Nonfiction Books Your Book Club Needs To Read Now

The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary / Simon Winchester (Find it in Mt. Lebanon Non-Fiction, call 920

The Man Who Loved China: The Fantastic Story of the Eccentric Scientist Who Unlocked the Mysteries of the Middle Kingdom by Simon Winchester

In sumptuous and illuminating detail, Simon Winchester, the bestselling author of 'The Professor and the Madman' and 'Krakatoa' brings to life the extraordinary story of Joseph Needham, the brilliant Cambridge scientist who unlocked the most closely held

The Map That Changed the World by Simon Winchester

The Map That Changed the World by Simon Winchester. The story of canal digger William Smith's discovery of mapping the underside of the earth through fossils

7. The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science by Norman Doidge M.D.

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The Road to Little Dribbling by Bill Bryson

The hilarious and loving sequel to a hilarious and loving classic of travel writing: Notes from a Small Island, Bill Bryson’s valentine to his adopted country of England, THE ROAD TO LITTLE DRIBBLING by Bill Bryson, on sale January 2016

One of the best books ever if you're in the mood for learning about the home, mankind, and the development of civilization.

At Home by Bill Bryson. Very interesting and full of factoids! I've finally learned my lesson, never doubt Bill Bryson. If a book has his name on it I'll love it.

Extremely fascinating and informative in a way that's easy to read!

Bill bryson essays on music — Bill Bryson, A Short History of. Bryson’s efforts in A Short History of Nearly Everything. 'Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist and Other Essays.

Awesome account of Bryson's time spent hiking the Appalachian Trail.  Historical and hysterical.

The Appalachian Trail trail stretches from Georgia to Maine and covers some of the most breathtaking terrain in America–majestic mountains, silent forests, sparking lakes.

Mark Kurlansky

Cod is the biography of a single species of fish, but it may as well be a world history with this humble fish as its recurring main character. Cod, it turns out, is the reason Europeans set sail across the Atlantic, and it is the only reason they could.