That Is All (book)

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That Is All
Author John Hodgman
Country United States
Language English
Publisher Dutton
Publication date
November 1, 2011
Media type Print (Hardcover)
Pages 368
ISBN 978-0-525-95244-2
LC Class PN6165 .H656 2011
Preceded by More Information Than You Require

That Is All is a 2011 satirical almanac by John Hodgman. It is the follow-up to Hodgman's 2008 book More Information Than You Require. It was released November 1, 2011.[1]

That Is All is the third and final part of a trilogy of "COMPLETE WORLD KNOWLEDGE".[1] This series of books is a collective whole, featuring continuous page numbering - that is, the last page of The Areas of My Expertise is page 236,[2] and the first page of More Information Than You Require is page 237.[3] "That Is All" starts on page 607.[4]

One of the book's topics is preparation for the upcoming end of the world. Each page includes a fictionalized calendar of events leading to the end of the world on December 21, 2012. Hodgman refers to this time as Ragnarök.[5] The book's other topics include sports,[6] wine, and a list of seven hundred ancient and unspeakable gods.[7]


  1. ^ a b "That Is All - John Hodgman - Penguin Group (USA)". Dutton Penguin. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  2. ^ Hodgman, John (2005). The Areas of My Expertise. Dutton. p. 236. 
  3. ^ Hodgman, John (2008). More Information Than You Require. Dutton. p. 237. 
  4. ^ Hodgman, John (2011). That Is All. Dutton. p. 607. 
  5. ^ "'Expert' John Hodgman talks about 'That is All' –". USA Today. 1 November 2011. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  6. ^ John Hodgman speaking at Town Hall Seattle, November 7, 2011
  7. ^ Trey Graham (31 October 2011). "John Hodgman And Robert Siegel Consider 'All' Things, Some Of Them Rather Dubious : Monkey See : NPR". NPR. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 

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