The Guinea Pig Diaries: My Life as an Experiment
Publish date: September 8th 2009
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group
Pages no: 195
Edition language: English
, Biography Memoir
A. J. Jacobs is an excellent guinea pig - trying odd experiments (only tell the WHOLE truth for a month; outsourcing his life to assistants overseas) and writing about them in a witty, enticing way. The only downside was that a lot of these essays I had previously read, so that was a bit disappoint...
I'm not sure why A.J. Jacobs has been off my radar all this time! I'm glad I found him.I read this book in one day and chortled the entire time, much to the dismay of my husband who didn't really want to know what I was reading but couldn't help himself from asking, "What?" in a resigned voice every...
Contrary to the opinion of some of my otherwise right-thinking online book review friends, I thought this was better than Jacobs's previous two books. Perhaps this is because those challenges' massive scope and long duration (reading the encyclopedia and living by biblical precepts) were enormous, w...
I am having trouble typing now because I jammed my left middle finger on Thanksgiving and it is currently bound to my left index finger to keep it from moving in various painful and uncomfortable ways. Since I basically do all of my typing with my two index fingers and my right pinkie I am kind of f...
You know who Jacobs is. You’ve probably heard about him, even if you didn’t read his book. He’s the guy who read all the Encyclopedia Britannica, A to Z. He followed that up in his second book by attempting to live by the precepts of the Bible. I will never forget the chapter where he decides to tak...
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