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My Life as an Experiment: One Man's Humble Quest to Improve Himself by Living as a Woman, Becoming George Washington, Telling No Lies, and Other

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One man. Ten extraordinary quests. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Bestselling author and human guinea pig A. J. Jacobs puts his life to the test and reports on the surprising and entertaining results. He goes undercover as a woman, lives by George Washingtonand#8217;s moral code, and impersonates a movie star. He practices "radical honesty," brushes his teeth with the worldand#8217;s most rational toothpaste, and outsources every part of his life to Indiaand#8212;including reading bedtime stories to his kids. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;And in a new adventure, Jacobs undergoes scientific testing to determine how he can put his wife through these and other life-altering experimentsand#8212;one of which involves public nudity. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Filled with humor and wisdom, andlt;Iandgt;My Life as an Experiment andlt;/Iandgt;will immerse you in eye-opening situations and change the way you think about the big issues of our timeand#8212;from love and work to national politics and breakfast cereal.

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A book of essays on all of A.J.'s hilarious adventures as a human guinea pig, including "My Outsourced Life" and "The Truth About Nakedness."

About the Author

A.J. Jacobs is the author of the andlt;iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/iandgt; bestsellers andlt;iandgt;The Know-It-All,andlt;/iandgt; andlt;iandgt;The Year of Living Biblically, andlt;/iandgt;and andlt;iandgt;The Guinea Pig Diariesandlt;/iandgt;. He is the editor at large of andlt;iandgt;Esquireandlt;/iandgt; magazine, a contributor to NPR, and has written for andlt;iandgt;The New York Timesandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;The Washington Postandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;Entertainment Weeklyandlt;/iandgt;. He lives in New York City with his wife and kids. Visit him at AJJacobs.com.

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Margareto, August 4, 2010 (view all comments by Margareto)
I love A. J. Jacobs! This book secured his position on my list of favorite authors. His writing is charming, intelligent, and not lacking humility. It really makes me admire his wife for putting up with it all.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781439104996
Author:
Jacobs, A J
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Author:
Jacobs, A. J.
Subject:
Form - Essays
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
General Humor
Subject:
Conduct of life
Subject:
Self-actualization (psychology)
Subject:
Humor-Anthologies
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20100731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
band#39;w chap opener photos
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in 8.26 oz

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