R. Blair

Helpful votes received on reviews: 85% (68 of 80)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,705,427 - Total Helpful Votes: 68 of 80
A Short History Of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
51 of 54 people found the following review helpful
Excellent! Just great... This book filled in all the gaps my school years left out. Whilst I may never remember all the information in the book, I can certainly say that my understanding of why we are who we are is greatly improved. I would suggest you buy the paperback version as the hardback is a little bit of a tomb due to the wealth of text contained within. Bryson is not at his literary best is this offering, however his insight and historical accuracy leave no stone unturned. I am a bigger fan of Bryson by the day and have 5 of his titles under my [reading] belt now... this title does a great service to his continued range of subjects and I can't wait to see what Bryson puts under the… Read more
The Book of Bunny Suicides by Andy Riley
17 of 26 people found the following review helpful
Well, the title pretty much sums up the content - but you have to buy it and see it to believe just how many ways a bunny really has to kill themselves. Light hearted and seriously humourous - this book takes a slanted view at life through the eyes of all those bunnies desperate for a little something else. Oh, and watch out for that epilogue!