Synopses & Reviews
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 New York Times bestsellers The Year of Living Biblically, My Life as an Experiment and The Know-It-All. He has been called "inspired and inspiring" (Vanity Fair), "entertaining" (New York Times) and "hilarious" (Time). He is the editor at large of Esquire magazine, a contributor to NPR, and has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Entertainment Weekly. He lives in New York City with his wife Julie and their children. Visit him at AJJacobs.com and follow him on Twitter @ajjacobs.