Encyclopedia Man Host Scott Simon talks with A.J. Jacobs, a senior editor at Esquire magazine. Mr. Jacobs is attempting to read the entire Encyclopaedia Britannica. He plans to try out for Jeopardy and to challenge a Nobel laureate to a game of Trivial Pursuit. If he makes it to Z, Mr. Jacobs plans to write a book about his encyclopedic adventures.
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Host Scott Simon talks with A.J. Jacobs, a senior editor at Esquire magazine. Mr. Jacobs is attempting to read the entire Encyclopaedia Britannica. He plans to try out for Jeopardy and to challenge a Nobel laureate to a game of Trivial Pursuit. If he makes it to Z, Mr. Jacobs plans to write a book about his encyclopedic adventures.