Posts Tagged ‘AJ Jacobs’

I Swear It Happened Just Like This: An Interview with Ben Yagoda, author of Memoir: A History

Friday, December 11th, 2009

Yagoda talks about his audacious chronicle of the memoir, one that spans thousands of memoirs and hundreds of years—and manna for anyone obsessed by personal storytelling.

Interview: A.J. Jacobs, author of The Guinea Pig Diaries

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

A.J. Jacobs creates unusual circumstances and willingly throws himself into them. In his latest book, The Guinea Pig Diaries: My Life as an Experiment, he talks about his experiences in a series of hilarious and thoughtful essays.

Excerpt: The Guinea Pig Diaries by A.J. Jacobs

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

The following is an excerpt from The Guinea Pig Diaries: My Life as an Experiment by A.J. Jacobs. Be sure to check out Chris Teja’s interview with him here.

240 Minutes of Fame
In my real life, I’ve had just the tiniest taste of what it’s like to be famous. Three instances come to mind:
1. The book [...]

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