One Summer: America 1927
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One Summer: America 1927
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Latest News

Bill’s latest book, At Home (Illustrated Edition), is available now in hardback.
This is a new and beautifully illustrated edition of Bill’s bestselling book. See previews from some of the chapters here – The Hall, The Kitchen, The Drawing Room, The Plum Room and The Dressing Room.

Order your copy here.

Bill Bryson’s new book
One Summer: America 1927
, is available now in hardback, ebook and audio.

Join Bill as he travels back in time to a forgotten summer when America came of age, took centre stage, and, in five eventful months, changed the world for ever.

Join Bill in supporting Great Ormond Street Hospital’s Love Hearts Appeal
Audible is proud to join Bill Bryson in supporting The Love Hearts Appeal at the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children. So here’s an exclusive short, written and narrated by Bill, just for you:
Listen or download to support The Love Hearts Appeal.

BBC Radio 2 Drivetime show interview
Bill joined Simon Mayo on Wednesday 25 September to talk about One Summer. You can hear the interview in full by visiting the Drivetime website.

One Summer video interview with Waterstones
Bill talks to the Waterstones Blog about his latest book One Summer which focuses on just five months in an American year which changed the world forever . . . Visit the blog.

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