Nobody! is the pen name of the author and central character of the book:
Nobody Knows (The Thing That Really Matters About) Anything!: A Users' Guide for the 21st Century
Written by: Nobody!
"Who would've thought to reinvent non-fiction and make it funny in the process?" Nobody!
"'Back to the Future' of Literary Non-Fiction." Nobody at DeLorean Motor Cars
"It's as if the 'Extracts' ate 'Moby Dick!'" Nobody at Real Vanilla Extracts
"Out Nabakovs Nabakov. 'Pale Fire' for 'Idiots!'" Nobody at the Red Onion State Prison "Super-Prison Literary Society"
"'In Cold Blood'--without all the blood!" Nobody eating "Breakfast at Tiffany's"
"Nobody! has arrived just in time to save the publishing industry singlehandedly!" Nobody at "Publisher's Weakly" Magazine
"Nobody! writes for the cheap seats!" Nobody at Cheapseats.com
“Nobody! takes ‘abstract’ writing to a whole new level. Plus, he had the good sense to number things!” Nobody selling Jackson Pollock's Numbered Paintings (“They make people look at a picture for what it is--pure painting!”)
"Nobody!'s genius was to realize that science was comedy!" Nobody at the University of Clown Science ("The Science of Clowns! The Clowns of Science!")
"Nobody! makes Anonymous irrelevant!" Nobody at Warner Books
"Irreverent--NO!--Irrelevant common sense. Nobody! Knows!" Nobody at "Rolling Stones" Magazine
"We think Nobody! should make a movie!" Nobody at the American Institute of Corn Porn ("Pornography made entirely from corn--for when the ethanol subsidies end! Think creamed corn--and COBS!")
To maintain his anonymity, Nobody! likes to pretend that he's Steve Martin ("to throw the paparazzi off the scent"). To be clear, Nobody! is NOT Steve Martin.