WORD BK Presents: Gabe Henry and Michael Arthur for WHAT THE FACT?!

03/21/2019 - 7:30pm


Join us at WORD Brooklyn for an evening with local author Gabe Henry, author of What the Fact?! 365 Strange Days in History. Gabe will give a reading from his book and will be accompanied by illustrator Michael Arthur, who will live-draw the stories as Gabe reads them. 


Gabe Henry is a New York-based writer and former staff member of the New-York Historical Society. What the Fact?! 365 Strange Days in History is his first book. He can usually be found neck-deep in library archives, scanning the diaries and letters of historical figures, mining for bizarre anecdotes. You can find him online at gabehenry.com.


Michael Arthur is a Brooklyn-based artist who specializes in both drawing the intimate moments of theater, dance, and music as well as performing "live drawings," visually accompanying music and performers with projected, real time illustrations. Michael's drawings have appeared at Vanity Fair, The New York Times, The New Yorker, Departures, NPR, The Huffington Post, and many other places.

What the Fact?!: A Daily Trivia Almanac of 365 Strange Days in History (Trivia A Day, Educational Gifts, Trivia Facts) Cover Image
By Gabe Henry, Dave Hopkins (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781452168531
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Chronicle Books - September 4th, 2018

Truly stranger than fiction, this daily illustrated collection of unusual trivia provides readers fascinating detail on some of the weirdest moments in history. Drawing from a range of subjects including politics, sports, the arts, pop culture, and more, each day of the year explores one What the . .