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Just the Right Books Podcast: A.J. Jacobs Reads from ‘It’s All Relative’

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A.J. Jacobs is an author, journalist, and contributing writer for Esquire and is best known for writing about his lifestyle experiments. His latest book “It’s All Relative: Adventures Up and Down the World’s Family Tree” chronicles Jacobs’s three-year journey to help build the biggest family tree in history. You can hear Roxanne’s full interview with A.J. next week on Just the Right Book but for this week’s Bookmarks episode we decided to give you a special look inside the book with an excerpt of “It’s All Relative” read by A.J. Jacobs himself. Later this week on Just the Right Book Pocast, you can hear Connecticut author Amy Bloom talk about her latest book, “White Houses.” Sign up NOW for exclusive BookTrib news, interviews and giveaways!

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Spartan Up! Experimenting is a Way of Life for Esquire’s A.J. Jacobs

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“Journalist, lecturer, human guinea pig and author” A.J. Jacobs is addicted to learning new things and his results from long-term experiments (such as living according to the Old Testament Rules) have yielded many life lessons. Jacobs shares with Spartan Up’s Joe De Sena, founder and CEO of Spartan Race, what he’s tried, how he’s succeeded and the plans he has for his next book about how, in terms of genealogy, we are all related. For more, watch the Podcast above. ABOUT SPARTAN UP! THE PODCAST: Every day, Joe De Sena, founder and CEO of Spartan Race and a New York Times bestselling author, inspires millions of people all over the world to get off the couch and take on any obstacle, on an…

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