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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 Otherby A J Jacobs
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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.
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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