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Join me on Monday, September 8th at 6 p.m. Pacific/9 Eastern on Radio Enso when I welcome author, journalist, lecturer and human guinea pig A.J. Jacobs. He has written four New York Times bestsellers that combine memoir, science, humor and a dash of self-help. AJ’s speech was a highlight at WDS 2014 and this promises to be a great conversation! We’ll discuss his upcoming MegaReunion, his Year of Living Biblically, his various books and experiments, and much more!
About: A.J. Jacobs is an author, journalist, lecturer and human guinea pig. He has written four New York Times bestsellers that combine memoir, science, humor and a dash of self-help. He is also editor at large at Esquire magazine, a commentator on NPR and a columnist for Mental Floss magazine. He is currently helping to build a family tree of the entire world and holding the biggest family reunion ever in 2015.
His first book, The Know-It-All: One Man’s Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World chronicles the 18 months Jacobs spent reading the entire Encyclopedia Britannica in a quest to learn everything in the world. After trying to improve his mind, he turned to his spirit. The Year of Living Biblically: One Man’s Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible (2007) tells of his attempt to follow the hundreds of rules in the Good Book. In 2012, Jacobs completed his mind-spirit-body self-improvement trinity with Drop Dead Healthy: One Man’s Humble Quest for Bodily Perfection. It is the tale of his quest to be as healthy as humanly possible for which he revamped his diet, exercise regimen, sleep schedule, sex life, posture and more.