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List of the best Bill Bryson books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Bill Bryson is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. Bryson is known for his biting wit and excellent travel writing, from his walk along the Appalachian Trail, to his account of his travels in England. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite books below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Bill Bryson who want to know which books they should start reading first. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out his work if you're a big reader.

Books on this list include A Walk in the Woods and The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid: A Memoir. What are Bill Bryson's best books? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.
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A Walk in the Woods is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Bill Bryson Books
A Walk in the Woods Bill Bryson

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A Short History of Nearly Ever... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Bill Bryson Books

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The Life and Times of the Thun... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Bill Bryson Books

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Notes from a Small Island is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Bill Bryson Books

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At Home: A Short History of Pr... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Bill Bryson Books

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Neither Here nor There: Travel... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Bill Bryson Books

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The Mother Tongue: English and... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Bill Bryson Books

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The Lost Continent: Travels in... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Bill Bryson Books

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Shakespeare: The World as Stag... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Bill Bryson Books

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Made in America is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Bill Bryson Books
Made in America Bill Bryson

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Notes from a Big Country is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Bill Bryson Books

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I'm a Stranger Here Myself: No... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Bill Bryson Books

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Bill Bryson's African Diary is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Bill Bryson Books

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Bryson's Dictionary of Trouble... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Bill Bryson Books