Bill Bryson is an American author of travel, science and language books with a humourous spin. Bryson has been moving back and forth between the United States and England since 1973 and been writing all about both countries, as well as other countries and continents such as Austalia, Europe and Africa.

Bill Bryson made his debut as a published author in 1985 with The Palace under the Alps and Over 200 Other Unusual, Unspoiled and Infrequently Visited Spots in 16 European Countries. Below is a list of Bill Bryson’s books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of Travel Books


The Palace Under the Alps(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lost Continent(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Neither Here Nor There(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Notes From a Small Island(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Walk in the Woods(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
I'm a Stranger Here Myself(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In a Sunburned Country(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bill Bryson's African Diary(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Road to Little Dribbling: More Notes From a Small Island(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Language Books


Made in America(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Mother Tongue(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bryson's Dictionary for Troublesome Words(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bryson's Dictionary for Writers and Editors(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Science Books


A Short History of Nearly Everything(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Really Short History of Nearly Everything(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Seeing Further(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Seeing Further(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of History Books


Icons of England(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
At Home: A Short History of Private Life(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
One Summer: America, 1927(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shakespeare: The World as Stage(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: I’m a Stranger Here Myself was published as Notes from a Big Country in the United Kingdom. In a Sunburned Country was published as Down Under in the UK.

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  • T Lambert

    Notes from a big country ??????

    • Brandon

      Listed as I’m a Stranger Here Myself.