The Guinea Pig Diaries by A. J. Jacobs audiobook

The Guinea Pig Diaries: My Life as an Experiment

By A. J. Jacobs
Read by A. J. Jacobs

Simon & Schuster Audio
6.28 Hours 1
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A collection of A.J. Jacobs’s hilarious adventures as a human guinea pig, including “My Outsourced Life,” “The Truth About Nakedness,” and a never-before-published essay. One man. Ten extraordinary quests. 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 Washington’s moral code, and impersonates a movie star. He practices "radical honesty," brushes his teeth with the world’s most rational toothpaste, and outsources every part of his life to India—including reading bedtime stories to his kids. And in a new adventure, Jacobs undergoes scientific testing to determine how he can put his wife through these and other life-altering experiments—one of which involves public nudity. Filled with humor and wisdom, My Life as an Experiment will immerse you in eye-opening situations and change the way you think about the big issues of our time—from love and work to national politics and breakfast cereal.

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Summary

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A New York Times bestseller

A collection of A.J. Jacobs’s hilarious adventures as a human guinea pig, including “My Outsourced Life,” “The Truth About Nakedness,” and a never-before-published essay.

One man. Ten extraordinary quests.

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 Washington’s moral code, and impersonates a movie star. He practices "radical honesty," brushes his teeth with the world’s most rational toothpaste, and outsources every part of his life to India—including reading bedtime stories to his kids.

And in a new adventure, Jacobs undergoes scientific testing to determine how he can put his wife through these and other life-altering experiments—one of which involves public nudity.

Filled with humor and wisdom, My Life as an Experiment will immerse you in eye-opening situations and change the way you think about the big issues of our time—from love and work to national politics and breakfast cereal.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Jacobs’ experiments are about understanding oneself, making life more interesting and showing the reader a good time. And I love them for it.”  San Francisco Chronicle 
“Off-the-wall and uproarious.”  Publishers Weekly 
“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.”  Audiofile

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Author

Author Bio: A. J. Jacobs

Author Bio: A. J. Jacobs

A. J. Jacobs is the editor of What It Feels Like and the author of numerous books, including the New York Times bestsellers The Year of Living Biblically and Drop Dead Healthy. He is the senior editor of Esquire and has written for the New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, Glamour, New York magazine, New York Observer, and other publications.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 6.28
Audience: Adult
Language: English