They’re a bit heavier in your beach tote, but these deeply thoughtful, engaging reads will have you covered for long, lazy days in the sun.
From “Gay Day Picnic” in 1971 to flashpoint of anti-police brutality in 2016, Toronto’s Pride Parade has never fully assimilated to the pink-washing, corporatizing, and homonationalist aims of the state. With this reading list, we've rounded up nonfiction, fiction, and poetry from the BTL catalogue and beyond.
Are you a mother? Do you have a mother? These radical books are for you.
In honour of this month's Radical May book fair, we're discounting a select reading list on labour organizing, activism, and the politics of work until May 31st. Read on for essential titles to add to your shelf.
February is Black History Month. We're proud to pull together this reading list of BTL titles that centre and celebrate Black people as the radical adventurers, explorers, and pioneers of our past and present.
In 2019, two RCMP officers came to the launch of Unearthing Justice, at Mount Allison University. The results of an access to information request were just received. Despite the surveillance and intimidation, which we've faced before, we'll continue to publish books about Canada's mining industry. And we're taking this opportunity to look back at some of our favourite books on the subject.
BTL is ringing in the holidays with a 30% off sale from now until December 25. We've got recommendations for a radical book for everyone on your list—from your antifa niece to your anti-masker cousin.
Aaron Sorkin’s new Netflix film “The Trial of the Chicago 7” misleads viewers, takes liberties with facts, and whitewashes the radical history of the New Left to make it more palatable to liberal viewers. If the movie left you frustrated and hungry to know more about the history of social movements in the 1960s and 1970s, check out our New Left reading list.