In One Summer Bill Bryson, one of our greatest and most beloved nonfiction writers, transports readers on a journey back to one amazing season in American life.The summer of 1927 began with one of the signature events of the twentieth century: on May 21, 1927, Charles Lindbergh became the first man to cross the Atlantic by plane nonstop, and when h...
Oct 15, 2020Selfishly I am sad to see Bill Bryson retiring. He is a brilliant writer. I love so many of his books. My favourite is One Summer: America, 1927, which captures a passion for history and culture like few books can. People are snobby because he sells well but he is a genius. – source