The idea of the book is simply to try to understand the extraordinary contraption that is us.' In the bestselling, prize-winning A Short History of Nearly Everything Bill Bryson achieved the seemingly impossible by making the science of our world both understandable and entertaining to millions of people around the globe.
What can we do about the epidemic of fake news or the threat of terrorism? The golden thread running through his exhilarating new book is the challenge of maintaining our collective and individual focus in the face of constant and disorienting change. Are we still capable of understanding the world we have created?
Due out 17th October 2019. With over forty maps accompanied by quizzes, puzzles and fun facts, The Ordnance Survey Ireland Puzzle Book is a fun way to get your brain working, to learn more about Ireland and to challenge yourself and your friends and family.