Drop Dead Healthy

One Man's Humble Quest for Bodily Perfection

By A. J. Jacobs
(William Heinemann, Paperback, 9780434020102)

Publication Date: May 2012

Other Editions of This Title: Compact Disc, Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback

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“Anyone yearning to pursue a healthier lifestyle should read this book first! Jacobs spent two years on a quest to improve his health, one body part at a time. Besides being very funny - who knew there was a surgical procedure to change the timbre of your farts? - this book is a fount of useful information as Jacobs tries out all of the crazy medical advice so you don't have to. PS: Laughing at this book will make you healthier. (See Chapter 10.)”
-- Susan Taylor, Market Block Books, Troy, NY



NPR
Saturday, Apr 7, 2012

The author of The Know-It-All � for which he read the entire encyclopedia to try to get smarter � Jacobs has gone on another self-improvement kick for Drop Dead Healthy. Scott Simon talks with Jacobs about avoiding the gym, unusual diets and breaking a sedentary lifestyle. More at NPR.org

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