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  • The Guinea Pig Diaries

  • My Life as an Experiment
  • By: A. J. Jacobs
  • Narrated by: A. J. Jacobs
  • Length: 6 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4 out of 5 stars 180
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Best-selling 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.

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  • Entertaining but hard to listen to.

  • By Rikki on 09-12-12

Well done! You taught an extrovert new tricks.

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Reviewed: 02-01-19

I would not have drawn the same conclusions and I wouldn’t have realized the same revelations that AJ Jacobs has. I think he and I would not prefer each other’s company as we are quite different. All that stated, what a wonderful book! Insightful and understanding abound from not only your experiments but also from your perspective as an introvert. In my extroverted driven life, it was akin to two books at once. I’d give it ten stars if allowable. Thanks, AJ!