Human Library

MainStage Series – Fifth Triumphant Year!

Created by Stop the Violence (Copenhagen)

Curated by Dave Deveau

Presented with the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival

January/February 2017

Vancouver Public Library Central Branch, 350 West Georgia Street

The triumphant return of Danish company Stop the Violence’s theatrical movement about sharing real stories from the lives of incredible people. Check out a human book from our collection of 30 titles and have a one-on-one life-changing conversation. Borrow a book. Discover a person. For more information click here.

This year’s collection includes:

White Immigrant, Brown Canadian

Don’t Call Me Yellow

White Minority

Porn Actor

The Joy of Subletting

Same-Sex Marriage Warrior

Crazy Youth

My Teenage Death Wish


HSV + Poly

Mamma’s Boy: Adoption Dilemma

Doubly Disabled

Inventor at 9

I Abducted Her

In Polygamy’s Shadow

Tragedy + Time Served = Comedy

Surrogacy Take 1, 2, 3 & 4

Polyamorous at 69

First Breath After Coma

The Butterfly Boy

Rebellious Teen

Non Monogamous

The Unmuted

Drag Queen Business Tycoon

Wounded History Teacher

Sex & Disability

The Taxidermist’s Son

Coke Whore