Nitesh Sethiya

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  • A Short History of Nearly Everything

  • Written by: Bill Bryson
  • Narrated by: William Roberts
  • Length: 18 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 93
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 88
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 87

A Short History of Nearly Everything is Bill Bryson's fascinating and humorous quest to understand everything that has happened from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization. He takes subjects that normally bore the pants off most of us, like geology, chemistry, and particle physics, and aims to render them comprehensible to people who have never thought they could be interested in science. In the company of some extraordinary scientists, Bill Bryson reveals the world in a way most of us have never seen it before.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not the 'history' in conventional sense

  • By Raunak on 26-01-19

Good book with mistakes.

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Reviewed: 21-12-18

Book mentions Calcutta in Bangladesh. Something can be checked so easily so it makes me wonder about what else is wrong in this book.