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The Road to Little Dribbling
Picking up a Bill Bryson book is akin to cooking a family favorite—the steps are familiar and the results always delicious. Bryson’s recipe is a combination of wit, self-deprecation and insightful criticism with a dash of crankiness. Equal parts entertaining anecdote and informative history, his latest release contains all the right ingredients. Published 20 years after Notes from a Small Island and a sequel of sorts,
A Walk in the Woods
Fans of Bill Bryson’s book A Walk in the Woods, in which the satirical travel writer tackles (or tries to, anyway) the whole of the Appalachian Trail, won’t want to miss the new film adaptation, starring Nick Nolte, Emma Thompson and, of course, Robert Redford as Bryson, in theaters September 2. Also recently released: 13 folded