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Win a copy of Seize the Time in #SeizeTheContest


Seize the Time cover

We’re back on the Twit­ter and we’re giv­ing away books — two copies of Seize the Time: Van­cou­ver Pho­tographed, 1967–1974 by “Vancouver’s great lost hip­pie pho­tog­ra­ph­er,Vlad Keremid­schi­eff.

The inspi­ra­tion: Last sum­mer, while research­ing Seize the Time at the UBC archives, we scoured sev­er­al years of Geor­gia Straights from “back in the day,” which were replete with sex, drugs, rock ‘n roll, and “Pho­tos by Vlad.” We have a stash of pic­tures of Vlad’s work in those orig­i­nal Straight issues from 40+ years ago, and we’re eager to share.

TO ENTER: Find us on Twit­ter (@newstarbooks) and watch for the #SeizeThe­Con­test posts, which will trick­le out over the next two weeks. Each pho­to post­ed will include a mem­o­ry-test­ing ques­tion of increas­ing poten­cy. Retweet with your answer (or answer using the hash­tag #SeizeThe­Con­test) and you’re in.

TO WIN: Two ways: You can A) get the answer right. We’ll keep track of the first 3 peo­ple to tweet each cor­rect answer — who­ev­er has the most tal­lies scores a book; or B) get the answer wrong. Every­one who haz­ards a guess will be entered in a ran­dom draw from an actu­al hat (hat TBD).

Good luck!

UPDATE, 4/22/14: Con­grats to our win­ners, @tomhawthorn and @LoriHahnel, and thanks to every­one who entered or retweet­ed!