The Areas of My Expertise: An Almanac Of Complete World Knowledge Compiled With Instructive Annotation And Arranged In Useful by John Hodgman

The Areas of My Expertise: An Almanac Of Complete World Knowledge Compiled With Instructive…

byJohn Hodgman

Paperback | September 5, 2006

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The Areas of My Expertise is a lavish compendium of handy reference tables, fascinating trivia, and sage wisdom—all of it completely unresearched, completely undocumented and (presumably) completely untrue, fabricated by the illuminating, prodigious imagination of John Hodgman, certifiable genius. In an age when fake facts are all the rage, John Hodgman proves he is a man ahead of his time.

Look out for John Hodgman's latest book, Vacationland, available from Viking in Fall 2017.

About The Author

John Hodgman is a writer, comedian, and actor. He is the author of three New York Times bestselling books—The Areas of My Expertise, More Information Than You Require, and That Is All. After an appearance to promote his books on The Daily Show, he was invited to return as a contributor, serving as the show’s "Resident Expert" and "Dera...

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Title:The Areas of My Expertise: An Almanac Of Complete World Knowledge Compiled With Instructive…Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.21 × 5.47 × 0.56 inPublished:September 5, 2006Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1594482225

ISBN - 13:9781594482229

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"Wonderfully absurd." —The New York Times"Hilarious . . . Nabokov's Pale Fire as directed by Wes Anderson." —Time Out New York"If Borges and Ben Franklin got drunk and decided to write a book together, the result might have been something a lot like this freaky 'almanac'." —Tom Perrotta"Even if you buy this book for the 700 hobo names alone, you will have gotten more than your money's worth." —Dave Eggers"A book of absurd tall tales, tables and charts spun from the warped brain of John Hodgman . . . Impressively eclectic." —The Los Angeles Times