He is a best selling author who has written a number of books, including A SHORT HISTORY OF EVERYTHING, A WALK IN THE WOODS and I'M A STRANGER HERE MYSELF.
He was a sportswriter for The Des Moines Register, which meant that he traveled quite a bit during baseball season and got to attend many famous games, including the World Series each year.
She grew up in Omaha, Nebraska, and one of her characteristics was that she was very forgetful.
The Thunderbolt Kid
This was Bill Bryson's imaginary alter ego.
He was one of the neighborhood kids that Bill knew as a youngster and was very annoying as was the rest of his family.
He lived across the alley from Bill's house and his parents were generous so he had many good...
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