I’m a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After 20 Years

The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America

Author: Bill Bryson

In the world of contemporary travel writing, Bill Bryson, the bestselling author of A Walk in the Woods, often emerges as a major contender for King of Crankiness. Granted, he complains well and humorously, but between every line of his travel books you can almost hear the tinny echo: “I wanna go home, I miss my wife.” Happily, I’m a Stranger Here Myself unleashes a new B….Read More

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