BILL BRYSON

CULTURE
BOOKS
The whole and entire point of HeadButler.com is to identify books you won't hear about in every Conde Nast magazine and online gift guide.
BOOKS
Bill Bryson has created "A Really Short History of Nearly Everything," and he's done me -- and you, and every curious kid burdened by a dull textbook or a brain-dead science teacher -- a huge favor.