Between the Lines

Between the Lines

40 years of books without bosses, 1977-2017

Books – Biography, memoir, and life writing

  • Freethinker

    The Life and Works of Éva Circé-Côté

    By Andrée Lévesque  Translated by Lazer Lederhendler  

    A remarkable biography of a liberal feminist and progressive critic of Quebec society

    Published October 2017

  • Queer Progress

    From Homophobia to Homonationalism

    By Tim McCaskell  

    A local and global story of queer activism

    Published September 2016

  • Joe Hill

    The IWW & the Making of a Revolutionary Workingclass Counterculture

    By Franklin Rosemont  

    The life and work of the famous Wobbly bard

    Published November 2015

  • In Defiance

    By Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois  Translated by Lazer Lederhendler  

    An inside look at the most impressive student protest in Canadian history.

    Published June 2015

  • Unlikely Radicals

    The Story of the Adams Mine Dump War

    By Charlie Angus  

    What do you do when the man dumps on you? A riveting account of how a seemingly disparate Northern Ontario community banded together in the name of public process and environmental justice–…and won

    • Speakers Book Award, Legislative Assembly of Ontario, 2013 (Winner)
    • Best Regional Non-Fiction (Canada-East), Independent Publisher Book Awards, 2013 (Runner-up)

    Published March 2013

  • Generation NGO

    Edited by Alisha Nicole Apale and Valerie Stam  

    A collection that provides glimpses to the journey begun when international development professionals touch down in foreign land.

    Published May 2011

  • Our Friendly Local Terrorist

    By Mary Jo Leddy  

    A true story about a young Kurdish man pressured by CSIS to spy on fellow members of the Kurdish community in Canada

    Published August 2010

  • Gold Dust On His Shirt

    The True Story of an Immigrant Mining Family

    By Irene Howard  

    A richly textured literary history of gold-mining and social life on the industrial frontier at the turn of the century.

    Published November 2008

  • Dying for a Home

    Homeless Activists Speak Out

    By Cathy Crowe  

    Published April 2007

  • An Unauthorized Biography of the World

    Oral History on the Front Lines

    By Michael Riordon  

    Published October 2004

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