Review: A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson

Title: A Walk in the Woods Author: Bill Bryson Genre/Pages: Nonfiction/274 Publication: Broadway Books (Crown Publishing: Random House); 1999 Rating: 4.5 BOOKMARKS A hilarious account of one middle-aged man’s attempt to get in shape and commune with nature by walking one of the oldest hiking trails […]

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Tears On My Pillow (and Pages)

Thanks to the creative writing (and wild imagination) of James Frey (and a few others), the memoir genre has been forever tainted.  Despite the scandals, I remain an unflagging and vocal supporter of nonfiction essays and memoirs.  Some of my favorite authors exclusively pen nonfiction–Bill Bryson and […]

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