43 years of books without bosses

"We had no business plan. Any accountant or businessperson would have just laughed. Those of us who considered ourselves a little more towards the logical end of the spectrum would occasionally ask if there was any kind of plan at all. And usually we'd be ignored."

–Ken Epps, a founding member of Between the Lines

Founded in 1977 as a cooperative venture of two against-the-grain outfits with sixties roots (Dumont Press Graphix in Kitchener and the Development Education Centre in Toronto), BTL remains one of a kind. From its first book—The Big Nickel: Inco at Home and Abroad—to today’s award-winning titles, it has survived and thrived.

Today we're celebrating our 43rd anniversary with a 50% off sale on Books Without Bosses, a graphic history of the press that begins in a defunct button factory in 1970s Kitchener and follows the BTL staff over decades of radical nonfiction publishing.

Books without Bosses

Forty Years of Reading Between the Lines

By Robert Clarke

Paperback

$19.77 $13.8430% off