Joe Kittinger's appetite for adrenaline rushes may have subsided since he jumped out of the Excelsior III from 31,300 meters (102,800 feet) in the air in 1960, but that didn't keep him for being involved in Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner's record-breaking jump in 2012.
Local comedian Mark Hughes is a book in the festival's production, and over the course of the next three weekends, he'll be sharing his story with eager ‘readers’ at the Vancouver Public Library's central branch.
In Kevin Lanthier's latest collection of images, viewers are transported to areas of Vancouver that are inherently recognizable--but don't go looking for them, because you won't find these scenes anywhere in the city.
The Georgia Straight: A 50th Anniversary Celebration Book
This beautifully produced coffee-table book brings together over 100 of Georgia Straight's iconic covers, along with short essays, insider details and contributor reflections, putting each of these issues of the publication into its historical context.