Category Archives: “Encyclopedia”

Review in BC Studies

The prestigious BC Studies has printed a review of “The Encyclopedia of Commercial Drive“, and it is rather good: “… between both of King’s books, particularly the Encyclopedia, one can easily see a valuable research source for creating feature articles, … Continue reading

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New Interview

Spacing Vancouver has today published an interview with me about the books and the history of the Drive. http://spacingvancouver.ca/2012/03/12/an-interview-with-jak-king/ Hope you enjoy it!

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Interview With The Courier

I was contacted yesterday to do a brief interview with The Courier newspaper — and here it is already!  

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“The Encyclopedia of Commercial Drive” is Released!

The physical environment, the streets and buildings, are important elements of the Drive’s neighbourhood, but they cannot compete in importance with the people and the companies that have lived their lives on the Drive.  This Encyclopedia is dedicated to the … Continue reading

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Early Morning Radio Date

In advance of my talk for the Vancouver Historical Society tomorrow (Thursday) evening, I am being interviewed on CBC Radio 1 at 8:15 tomorrow morning by Rick Cluff for the Early Edition. I’ll be giving away a copy of the … Continue reading

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The Books Have Arrived!

Bravo to our printers — the first run copies of “The Encyclopedia of Commercial Drive” have arrived! That means we will definitely have copies available for the Vancouver Historical Society talk on 26th January.  It also means I will happily … Continue reading

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Waiting … Waiting …

We are waiting for the final proof copy of “The Encyclopedia of Commercial Drive” to be dropped on our doorstep by UPS. Today? Tomorrow? Waiting … waiting.  As soon as we get it and approve it we can push the … Continue reading

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