Life as a Human Guinea Pig
For his first book, The Know-It-All, A. J. Jacobs read the entire Encyclopaedia Britannica from cover to cover in a quest to learn everything in the world. In The Year of Living Biblically, he followed every single rule of the Bible. In his new book, The Guinea Pig Diaries: My Life as an Experiment, her shares a collection of his most hilarious and thought-provoking experiments yet. In his role as human guinea pig, Jacobs fearlessly takes on a series of life-altering challenges that provides readers with equal parts insight and humor.
Among the many adventures:
- He outsources his life. A.J. hires a team of people in Bangalore, India, to take care of everything in his life from answering his e-mails to arguing with his spouse.
A.J. has a book signing and reading at 7:30 tonight at Powell's City of Books located at 1005 W Burnside in Portland.