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#1 of 11 Old 02-03-2009, 06:14 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I found a book in the store a while back that looked interesting, but I didn't have the cash. Now, I can't find it and can't remember the name of it.

The cover had a guy with long hair, a sheep (I think), and he was holding a cane.... The author documented his experiences while trying to live life in accordance to the Bible.

Anyone know what I'm talking about?
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What a coincidence! I'm reading the book right now. It's The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest To Follow The Bible As Literally As Possible. The author is A.J. Jacobs.
http://www.amazon.com/Year-Living-Bi.../dp/0743291476

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What a coincidence! I'm reading the book right now. It's The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest To Follow The Bible As Literally As Possible. The author is A.J. Jacobs.
http://www.amazon.com/Year-Living-Bi.../dp/0743291476
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I read The Know it All and it was so good! Thanks for reminding me of his other book! *goes to put it on her library request list*
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Yea it's "the year of living biblically". It was ok, it wasn't wonderful. His wife is more interesting and funny than the author
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Is that a good book?
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I read it and really enjoyed it. AJ has a great sense of humor and isn't afraid to make fun of himself. His long-suffering wife is hysterical as well, and there are some really touching parts about his children (and his and his wife's journey to becoming parents) in both his books.

I recommend both The Year of Living Biblically and The Know-It-All. They were both really fun reads.
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I enjoyed the book. It's humorous and fun although I felt he could have pared down some sections.

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I read it and really enjoyed it. AJ has a great sense of humor and isn't afraid to make fun of himself. His long-suffering wife is hysterical as well, and there are some really touching parts about his children (and his and his wife's journey to becoming parents) in both his books.

I recommend both The Year of Living Biblically and The Know-It-All. They were both really fun reads.
Crafty made me read both of them (at another book forum ), and I am grateful. And look forward to anything else he will write.
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I enjoyed it. It's different from most things I read, and sometimes I roll my eyes at him, but I like that he seems to (most of the time) throw himself into things and pasisonately think about them. And it's funny!
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