The Guinea Pig Diaries

My Life as an Experiment
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (6.28 hours)
Product Number: Z100134944
Released: Feb 12, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780743598750
Narrator/s: A.J. Jacobs
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For his first hit title, Jacobs read the Encyclopedia Britannica. For his second, he followed every single rule in the Bible. Now comes a collection of his most outrageous and thought-provoking experiments yet. In The Guinea Pig Diaries, Jacobs goes undercover as a beautiful woman. He outsources everything in his life to India, from answering his emails to arguing with his wife. He spends two months saying whatever is on his mind. He lives like George Washington. Plus several other life-changing experiments-one of which involves public nudity.

Author(s): A.J. Jacobs
Genre: Humor
Original Publish Date: Sep 08, 2009

Professional reviews

"Author A.J. Jacobs returns with his latest project. This time he carries out a series of experiments over a year, including pretending to be a woman (online) and outsourcing as much of his life as possible. Jacobs is known for his projects. Previous efforts include a year in which he followed every rule of the Bible and another year spent reading the entire ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA. GUINEA PIG DIARIES is by far the most entertaining in the series. In a voice that would surely be described by Jacobs himself as nerdy, this master of the modern-day experiment delights listeners with his honesty and likability, as well as his hilarious anecdotes. Jacobs's narration makes the book all the more enjoyable simply because he makes us feel like we too are capable of pretty much anything. L.B. (c) AudioFile 2010, Portland, Maine"

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