"Packed with fascinating information and studies from experts, the book is a highly entertaining and sharply written personal odyssey ... The perfect book to slip in the suitcase before exposing that shameful midriff on the beach." (Daily Mail
"A.J. Jacobs is very, very bad for your health. He will keep you up reading til 2 a.m
., disturbing your circadian rhythms, making you sleep through breakfast and overeat at lunch.
He is delicious. He's habit-forming. He will give you infectious titters and terminal glee. Don't let that stop you. Indulge.
" (Mary Roach, author of 'Bonk' and 'Packing for Mars')
"Who wouldn't want to be fitter, happier, more productive? In this riotous, madcap book, AJ Jacobs sets himself an ambitious goal: to become the person we all wish we could be. It's vintage AJ. Do your future self a favour and buy this book.
" (Joshua Foer, author of 'Moonwalking with Einstein')
"I couldn't wait to get my hands on this book, and once again, the brilliant A.J. Jacobs had me laughing out loud
- and also deciding to change the way I live. Drop Dead Healthy is a rare mixture of the hilarious, the absurd, and the scientifically sound. Who knew it could be so entertaining to read about broccoli puree and shoeless jogging?
" (Gretchen Rubin, author of 'The Happiness Project')
"His quirky tone makes it undeniably hilarious . Amongst the laughter you'll find genuine fitness and nutrition tips from someone who is willing to try anything, no matter how embarrassing it might be." (Huffington Post
Hilarious new memoir on how to become as healthy as humanly possible from New York Times
bestselling author of The Know-It-All
and The Year of Living Biblically