Author Spotlight: A.J. Jacobs

Several of us have discovered and loved the books by A.J. Jacobs. As Stephannie put it — Jacobs is a guy that’s willing to do anything for a laugh and to truly learn about his subjects! If you’re looking for a giggle while you read, definitely give A.J. Jacobs a try!

The Books:

The Know-It-All: One Man’s Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World – Ever wanted to read the entire Encyclopaedia Brittanica? Good news, you don’t have to because A. J. Jacobs already has!

The Year of Living Biblically: One Man’s Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible – Jacobs’ quest to live one year in literal compliance with biblical rules, from being fruitful and multiplying to growing a beard and avoiding mixed-fiber clothing.

The Guinea Pig Diaries: My Life as an Expirement – In his role as human guinea pig, Jacobs fearlessly takes on a series of life-altering challenges with equal parts insight and humor.

Drop Dead Healthy: One Man’s Humble Quest for Bodily Perfection – His newest quest! Find out more about Jacobs’ newest book over at mental_floss.

Follow A.J. on Twitter and check out his website to read his articles!

If the books aren’t available at your local library, be sure to place a hold.


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