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Drop Dead Healthy by A.J. Jacobs
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This whole genre of journalists deciding that they could make money from a series of really rather silly episodes is most amusing. A.J. Jacobs doesn't disappoint in this respect and even adds some vaguely interesting facts and things-we-ought-to-do. Unfortunately, amusing as it is, this genre also suffers from one major defect, all the books in it are entirely forgettable just as the journalists columns were. So I don't remember any tips to get healthy, stay healthy, be more beautiful and live longer. If you want some, just read one of the many instructive books from that even larger and even more forgettable genre, Self Help.

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Finished Jan 1st, 2014
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Reading Progress

June 25, 2012 – Started Reading
June 25, 2012 – Shelved
January 16, 2013 – Shelved as: humour
January 16, 2013 – Shelved as: medicine-science
December 27, 2014 – Shelved as: 2014-read
December 27, 2014 – Shelved as: 2014-reviews
December 27, 2014 – Shelved as: biography-true-story
December 27, 2014 – Shelved as: popculture-anthropology
December 27, 2014 – Finished Reading
May 5, 2015 – Shelved as: reviewed

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message 1: by carol. (new)

carol. Let me know if you pick up any good ideas!


P-eggy Carol. wrote: "Let me know if you pick up any good ideas!"

I might have done, but I've forgotten them now!


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