|Read All Over celebrates the bookworm in all of us, showcasing readers in Vancouver and the books they love most..|
|V.I.A. is celebrating its 5th birthday and so we thought it would be great to ask our Founder and Editor-In-Chief Bob Kronbauer about the books in his life. As you’ll see, there’s a heavy dose of local writers, fishing, with some hijinx thrown in for good measure.|
What are you currently reading? Your thoughts on it?
Right now I’m juggling The Art of the Impossible by Rod Mickleburgh and Geoff Meggs as well as a biography on Roderick Haig-Brown written by his daughter. Both are biographical so it almost feels like I’ve been taking a class for the past few weeks. My next read will hopefully be complete fluff.
How do you like your books served up best – audio books, graphic novels, used paperbacks, library loaner, e-reader…?
I hope to never get an e-reader. Ever. When I worked as a professional photographer I was okay with the end of film, just because the technology of digital can’t be argued with, but I struggle the idea of not holding a book in my hands when reading. I value them as design items and I also love collecting them as trophies, and as personal markers. I can pick one up off of my shelf and remember the point in my life and the and the headspace I was in when I read it.
What books have changed your life?
When I read The Story of B back in my 20′s it really set in my mind that if I had children, I would only ever have one. David Suzuki’s The Legacy hammered the point home; I’ve fathered one child and recently got a vasectomy. We’re done. …READ THE REST OF THIS ENTRY>>>