Tag: Bill Bryson

March 2016 Book Reviews

March 2016 Book Reviews

Thanks to the Rollins Winter Park Institute, I was recently able to see and hear, in person, two world-renowned nonfiction writers speak right here in Central Florida–Bill Bryson and Sy Montgomery. I found both of them inspiring and can heartily recommend their latest books to you. Bill Bryson’s most recent book, The Road to Little Dribbling, takes the reader along on a quirky, funny,…

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Author Bill Bryson keeps the crowd laughing

Author Bill Bryson keeps the crowd laughing

Funny man and bestselling author Bill Bryson charmed a packed arena on February 22, 2016, at Rollins College as part of the Rollins Winter Park Institute. Bryson, a master storyteller both on the page and at the microphone, thanked the many members of the audience for being there and said an author is never quite sure who will show up for…

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Winter with the Writers Rollins College

Winter with the Writers Rollins College

If it’s February in Central Florida, it’s time for Rollins College’s Winter with the Writers. Every Thursday at 7:30 p.m. for the entire month, an acclaimed writer takes the stage to read from his/her work, talk a bit, and answer questions from the audience, and it’s all free. This year’s lineup includes Antonio Skármeta, Chilean screenwriter, diplomat, and novelist whose…

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