Bill Bryson: The home, up close Bill Bryson is known for his humorous books on travel, but for his latest he stays closer to home, specifically his own. "At Home" is an intimate look at Bryson's victorian era home in England, and the history behind some of the everyday items we take for granted.9:06 a.m.
Bill Bryson: Author of "At Home." His previous books include "A Walk in the Woods" and "In a Sunburned Country."
A nation of dreamers Historian H.W. Brands writes in his new book that the act of dreaming has been encoded in Americans' DNA from the very beginning. He joins Midmorning to discuss how that dream has changed over the past 65 years.10:06 a.m.
H.W. Brands: Professor of history at the University of Texas and author of "American Dreams." His previous books include "Traitor to His Class" and "The Money Men."