Birth date: March 20, 1968
A.J. Jacobs's Books
Hospitalized with a freak case of tropical pneumonia and ashamed of a middle-aged body best described as “a python that swallowed a goat,” A.J. Jacobs felt compelled to change his ways and get healthy. To accomplish this epic task, he consulted an army of experts and subjected himself to dozens of d...
I saw the book mostly as contrived. He seemed to have only picked and chose the parts of the bible he wanted to take literally and didn't seem to do most of them. I wouldn't really recommend this book except as a library loan and if you have nothing better to do for that weekend.
As insufferably annoying as the title implies, but it had at least two genuinely amusing scenes that kept me reading in hopes of more. Alas, it was not to be.
I'm a big fan of social experiments, documentaries and the like. I came across A.J. Jacobs' book The Year Of Living Biblically (complete with a picture of him dressed all Moses-esque on the cover) one day during one of my secondhand book shopping binges and immediately chucked it into my husband-cri...