Bill Bryson’s name, as any name printed larger than the book’s title, has become an international brand. His most famous work and one of the best-sold science books ever published, A Short History of Nearly Everything is no exception. Bryson, who admitted that he found science textbooks boring as a child, navigates the reader through the elaborate yet perplexing world of science, has successfully produced a concise, readable and entertaining summary of it’s current thinking. In this book, you will find his succinct account on everything from astronomy to quantum mechanics; from the Big Bang to microbiology in a style that is both accessible and comprehensive. Bryson also includes anecdotes and little-known-facts about the giants of the scientific community in this charming summary of the world of science.