Did You Know That…?
"Revised and Expanded" Edition: Surprising-But-True Facts About History, Science, Inventions, Geography, Origins, Art, Music, and More
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Did You Know That . . . ?: “Revised and Expanded” Edition: Surprising-But-True Facts About History, Science, Inventions, Geography, Origins, Art, Music, and More is an uncommon compendium of knowledge that will astound, demystify, edify, and debunk. It is a book of ambitious design that is both eminently informative and vastly entertaining. Assiduously researched, it will be the arbiter of disagreements and will stand cherished misconceptions right on their heads. It will also expose factoids, unmask present-day orthodoxy, identify misinformation, clarify the confusing, and present new information. Did You Know That . . . ? is all you need to know . . . for knowledge is power!
Marko Perko is a graduate of the University of Southern California. He has always had an insatiable thirst for knowledge of all types, and as such, he is highly regarded as a modern-day Renaissance man, historian, polymath, and polemicist. He is the author of the critically acclaimed and wildly popular book entitled Did You Know That . . . ? and the co-author of Khamsin: A Thriller. He is also the founder of the highly praised Marko Perko Online (www.MarkoPerko.com) website, the creator of the Cultural Enrichment Programs, and is active in software development—www.Krypti.com.
Perko has also written for and edited numerous publications, and has worked as a columnist, speechwriter, composer, lecturer, and playwright. He is a member of the Authors Guild; the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers; Broadcast Music, Inc.; and the British Library.
Presently, he is at work on his next book, lecturing, and developing a television series basic upon his book Did You Know That . . . ?
Marko Perko lives in California with his wife Heather. They have two children: Marko Perko III and “Skye Mackay” Perko.