Volunteer Profile: Joel Bain

Volunteer role: Professional development committee member

Company name: Q Book Editing

Website: joelbain.com/bookeditor

Which famous person (living or dead) do you think (or have you been told) you most resemble?
Haley Joel Osment.

What’s the most important lesson you ever learned?
Our ability to stomach the truth doesn’t change whether something is the truth.

What or who makes you laugh out loud?
Puns and wordplay.

What is the best book you read in the last year?
Living History, by Hillary Rodham Clinton.

What is your favourite reading: fiction, non-fiction, or poetry?
Non-fiction.

What is your guilty pleasure?
Hawaiian pizza.

What is your favourite proofreading mark?
Delete.

What is your favourite punctuation mark?
Semicolon.

What is your dream vacation destination?
Naples, Italy.

If you were presented with a book that told the story of your entire life from start to finish, what would you do with it?
I’d read it and then decide if I wanted to share it with the world. 😉

What is your favourite word? Why?
Bozo—such great syllables together. Always makes me laugh whenever I hear it.

What is your favourite place in Canada?
Vancouver.

What is the last book you read?
What’s So Amazing About Grace?, by Philip Yancey.

What is your favourite book genre?
Biography.

Which actor would play you in a biopic of your life?
Jesse Eisenberg.

Which band or singer provided the soundtrack to your teen years?
Lifehouse.